Florida Woman Accused of Drowning Puppy Freed on Bond

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Posted at 11:29 AM, Feb 06, 2015
and last updated 2015-02-06 11:29:00-05

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) - Florida authorities have decided not to come to Nebraska now to retrieve a woman wanted on a Florida warrant alleging felony theft. 

Nebraska authorities have charged 56-year-old Cynthia Anderson with animal neglect, accusing her of drowning a puppy in a Grand Island airport bathroom. She's free on bond awaiting Nebraska action, now that she's not being held for Florida authorities.

Hall County Attorney Jack Zitterkopf told The Grand Island Independent ( ) that when Florida officials learned they would have to come to Nebraska for Anderson, they decided it wasn't worth the effort.

A spokesman for Florida's 7th Judicial Circuit, Spencer Hathaway, said Friday that the Florida case will remain pending and a decision about any effort to return Anderson to Florida will be reviewed after the Nebraska case is completed.


Information from: The Grand Island Independent,

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