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Puppy mill manager to be sentenced today

By Star-Advertiser staff

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LAST UPDATED: 08:00 a.m. HST, Dec 19, 2012


The former manager of a Waimanalo dog breeding facility, who pled no contest to 153 counts of animal cruelty, will be sentenced in Circuit Court this morning.

David Lee Becker, 55, faces a maximum one-year jail term and $2,000 fine for each of the 153 counts at sentencing by Circuit Judge Glenn Kim at 9:30 a.m.

The Hawaiian Humane Society has said it will also ask the court to require Becker to repay the organization the $370,701 it spent to rescue the dogs and care for them before giving them out for adoption.

Becker entered his pleas without a plea agreement before Kim on Dec. 4.

The Humane Society seized 155 dogs from Bradley Hawaiian Puppies on Mahailua Street in February 2010. One of the dogs died at the facility, and another died during transport.

The owner of the facility, Bradley International Inc., with originally charged the same 153 counts of animal cruelty, but the case was later dropped after the company dissolved with no assets to satisfy any potential fine or restitution.







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sak wrote:
He should be put into a small cage with dirty water if any, and let him sit in his own excrement for the years he is sentenced!
on December 19,2012 | 07:55AM
aomohoa wrote:
I don't think he has any remorse at all. This is what evil looks like!
on December 19,2012 | 09:54AM
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