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Kisha Curtis

Patrick in 2013 (Credit: The Patrick Miracle/Facebook)

Newark Woman Gets Probation In Case Of Starved Dog Found In Trash Chute

Judge Joseph Cassini said he received hundreds of letters urging him to throw the book at Curtis, but he opted for probation and called for perspective.

08/29/2013

Patrick in 2013 (Credit: The Patrick Miracle/Facebook)

Kisha Curtis Of Newark Pleads Guilty In Case Of Starved Dog Found In Trash Chute

The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office said 29-year-old Kisha Curtis pleaded guilty Tuesday afternoon in Newark to a count of 4th-degree animal cruelty.

07/30/2013

A 1-year-old pit bull nicknamed Patrick sits Tuesday, April 5, 2011, near piles of gifts donated to him as he recovers at Garden State Veterinary Specialists in Tinton Falls, N.J., after being found starved and dumped in a trash chute. (credit: Mel Evans/AP)

Judge Denies Request To Move Starved Pit Bull ‘Patrick’ To Shelter Near Zoo

A custody battle over a pit bull that was found starving in a Newark trash chute took place inside a NJ courtroom Thursday.

06/02/2011

Animal Abuse

Animal Rights Activists Rally As Newark Woman Accused Of Starving, Dumping Patrick The Pit Bull, Appears In Court

Kisha Curtis, the New Jersey woman accused of starving a 1-year-old pit bull that was found at the bottom of a trash chute, was back in court Friday.

05/06/2011

Patrick the Pit Bull (credit: GSVS)

Newark Woman Accused Of Starving, Dumping Pit Bull Pleads Not Guilty

A New Jersey woman accused of starving a dog that was found at the bottom of a trash chute pleaded not guilty Thursday to animal abuse charges.

03/31/2011

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Newark Woman Accused Of Dumping Dog Down Trash Chute

Kisha Curtis was charged with four counts of animal cruelty. The 28-year-old could face up to six months in jail, a $1,000 fine or community service if convicted.

03/28/2011