DA won’t prosecute Tom Davis

As usual…

Straight from the Horse's Heart

DA Won’t Prosecute Wild Horse Investor

Valley Courier  http://www.alamosanews.com/v2_news_articles.php?heading=0&page=74

Posted: Tuesday, Jun 18th, 2013 BY: RUDY HERNDON
Courier Staff writer

ALAMOSA — Prosecutors won’t file charges against a La Jara man who allegedly admitted he violated the law when he shipped hundreds of wild horses beyond Colorado’s borders.
ProPublica reported last September that federal land managers sold Tom Davis at least 1,700 wild horses and burros since 2009. Yet after it sorted through state brand documents, the publication could not account for the whereabouts of almost 1,000 horses he purchased.
Davis allegedly told ProPublica that he shipped some of the federally protected animals out of state without brand inspections — a misdemeanor crime under state law.
Wild horse advocates subsequently accused him of sending the animals off to slaughterhouses, but Davis denied those allegations.
The Conejos County Sheriff’s Office went on to investigate records of Davis’ purchases from the U.S…

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