Dec. 6 (Bulletinstandard) — An Illinois household has been reunited with their pet bobcat after a court docket battle that ended with the mom pleading responsible and incurring a wonderful.
Lakesha Mayweather, 44, and her household had been reunited with Capone, a 19-pound bobcat they stored as pet at their Swansea house for greater than two years, after Mayweather pleaded responsible to illegal possession of a harmful animal.
Capone was seized by the Illinois Division of Pure Assets Sept. 28 because of being thought of a harmful animal within the state.
Mayweather, who was sentenced to pay a $50 court docket payment and $3,562 in restitution to the Tree Home Wildlife Heart, which housed the pet after the seizure, was allowed to deliver Capone again house to her household after acquiring permits from each the a U.S. Division of Agriculture and the Illinois Division of Pure Assets.
The household was additionally required to show to native officers that the animal was neutered earlier than they got clearance to maintain the pet.