Puppy breeder pleads no contest to 153 counts of animal cruelty
By Nelson Daranciang
Dec. 5, 2012
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JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM David Lee Becker, former manager of a Waimanalo dog breeding facility that had its animals seized due to filthy conditions, pleaded no contest to 153 counts of animal cruelty in state court Tuesday. Becker, pictured here with his lawyer Tae Won Kim, faces a maximum one-year jail sentence and $2,000 fine for each count.
JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM David Lee Becker pleaded no contest Tuesday to 153 counts of animal cruelty for his role as manager of a Waimanalo dog breeding facility. Becker conferred with his lawyer, Tae Won Kim, in the courtroom of Judge Glenn Kim on Tuesday at Circuit Court in downtown Honolulu.