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Fairfax cruelty prosecutions questioned

A Fairfax lawyer is questioning a promise by Commonwealth’s Attorney Steve Descano to continue prosecuting animal cruelty cases. On Aug. 19, WDVM-TV reported that the Fairfax commonwealth’s attorney’s office was no longer prosecuting animal misdemeanor charges and was cutting the ...

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Fairfax County Commonwealth Attorney confirms office will continue prosecuting animal misdemeanor cases

Fairfax Commonwealth’s Attorney Steve Descano confirmed his office will continue prosecuting animal cruelty misdemeanors last week following rumors that his attorneys will stop pursuing these cases.  “To be clear: animal cruelty will continue to be prosecuted in Fairfax County and ...

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