May 3, 2016

Lima appeals court reverses Celina Court Ruling in case of local dog in adoption dispute


THE 3RD DISTRICT COURT OF APPEALS IN LIMA HAS REVERSED A RULING BY CELINA MUNICIPAL COURT JUDGE JAMES SCHEER IN THE CASE OF A ROCKFORD MAN WHO SUED THE ANIMAL PROTECTION LEAGUE OF MERCER COUNTY OVER OWNERSHIP OF A SIBERIAN HUSKY. JUDGE SCHEER HAD ORDERED THE RETURN OF THE DOG TO CARL GREEN. ACCORDING TO THE LAWSUIT, THE DOG HAD GOTTEN LOOSE IN LATE NOVEMBER AND WAS EVENTUALLY IN THE CARE OF THE A-P-L. THE DISPUTE CENTERED OVER THE PROTECTION LEAGUE ADOPTING THE DOG TO LORI WINNER OF NEW BREMEN AFTER GREEN CONTACTED THE A-P-L TO TAKE BACK THE ANIMAL. GREEN, WHO HAD NOT RENEWED THE DOG’S LICENSE, WAS TOLD HE WOULD HAVE TO APPLY FOR ADOPTION. THE LIMA COURT HAS REVERSED SCHEER’S DECISION TO RETURN THE DOG TO GREEN AND HAS REMANDED THE CASE BACK TO CELINA MUNICPAL COURT FOR FURTHER PROCEEDINGS. 


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