Aggravated animal cruelty charges against former horse transporter, police officer Jeanne Ryan is registered on the Orange County, NY Animal Abuser Registry

STATE OF NEW YORK v JEANNE RYAN

Orange County

No. 00785-2017

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October 30, 2017

Orange County Grand Jury Indicts Jeanne Ryan

 

THE GRAND JURY OF THE COUNTY OF ORANGE, by this Indictment, accuses the defendant of the crime of AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO ANIMALS, in violation of the provisions of Section 353-a, Subdivision 1, of the Agriculture and Markets Law of the State of New York, committed as follows:

The said defendant, on or about and between the 1st day of March, 2017, and the 29th day of July, 2017, in the County of Orange, State of New York, with no justifiable purpose, did intentionally kill or cause serious physical injury to a companion animal, to wit: a horse, with aggravated cruelty.

SECOND COUNT

AND THE GRAND JURY AFORESAID, by this Indictment, further accuses the defendant, of the crime of

AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO ANIMALS, in violation of the provisions of Section 353-a, Subdivision 1, of the Agriculture and Markets Law of the State of New York, committed as follows:

The said defendant, on or about and between the 1st day of March, 2017, and the 29th day of July, 2017, in the County of Orange, State of New York, with no justifiable purpose, did intentionally kill or cause serious physical injury to a companion animal, to wit: a horse, with aggravated cruelty.

THIRD COUNT

AND THE GRAND JURY AFORESAID, by this Indictment, further accuses the defendant, of the crime of

AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO ANIMALS, in violation of the provisions of Section 353-a, Subdivision 1, of the Agriculture and Markets Law of the State of New York, committed as follows:

The said defendant, on or about and between the 1st day of March, 2017, and the 29th day of July, 2017,in the County of Orange, State of New York, with no justifiable purpose, did intentionally kill or cause serious physical injury to a companion animal, to wit: a horse, with aggravated cruelty.

FOURTH COUNT

AND THE GRAND JURY AFORESAID, by this Indictment, further accuses the defendant, of the crime of

AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO ANIMALS, in violation of the provisions of Section 353-a, Subdivision 1, of the Agriculture and Markets Law of the State of New York, committed as follows:

The said defendant, on or about and between the 1st day of March, 2017, and the 29th day of July, 2017, in the County of Orange, State of New York, with no justifiable purpose, did intentionally kill or cause serious physical injury to a companion animal, to wit: a horse, with aggravated cruelty.

FIFTH COUNT

AND THE GRAND JURY AFORESAID, by this Indictment, further accuses the defendant, of the crime of

AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO ANIMALS, in violation of the provisions of Section 353-a, Subdivision 1, of the Agriculture and Markets Law of the State of New York, committed as follows:

The said defendant, on or about and between the 1st day of March, 2017, and the 29th day of July, 2017, in the County of Orange, State of New York, with no justifiable purpose, did intentionally kill or cause serious physical injury to a companion animal, to wit: a horse, with aggravated cruelty.

SIXTH COUNT

AND THE GRAND JURY AFORESAID, by this Indictment, further accuses the defendant, of the crime of

AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO ANIMALS, in violation of the provisions of Section 353-a, Subdivision 1, of the Agriculture and Markets Law of the State of New York, committed as follows:

The said defendant, on or about and between the 1st day of March, 2017, and the 29th day of July, 2017, in the County of Orange, State of New York, with no justifiable purpose, did intentionally kill or cause serious physical injury to a companion animal, to wit: a horse, with aggravated cruelty.

SEVENTH COUNT

AND THE GRAND JURY AFORESAID, by this Indictment, further accuses the defendant, of the crime of

AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO ANIMALS, in violation of the provisions of Section 353-a, Subdivision 1, of the Agriculture and Markets Law of the State of New York, committed as follows:

The said defendant, on or about and between the 1st day of March, 2016, and the 1st day of March, 2017, in the County of Orange, State of New York, with no justifiable purpose, did intentionally kill or cause serious physical injury to a companion animal, to wit: a horse, with aggravated cruelty.

EIGHTH COUNT

AND THE GRAND JURY AFORESAID, by this Indictment, further accuses the defendant, of the crime of

AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO ANIMALS, in violation of the provisions of Section 353-a, Subdivision 1, of the Agriculture and Markets Law of the State of New York, committed as follows:

The said defendant, on or about and between the 1st day of March, 2016, and the 1st day of March, 2017, in the County of Orange, State of New York, with no justifiable purpose, did intentionally kill or cause serious physical injury to a companion animal, to wit: a horse, with aggravated cruelty.

NINTH COUNT

AND THE GRAND JURY AFORESAID, by this Indictment, further accuses the defendant, of the crime of

AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO ANIMALS, in violation of the provisions of Section 353-a, Subdivision 1, of the Agriculture and Markets Law of the State of New York, committed as follows:

The said defendant, on or about and between the 1st day of March, 2016, and the 1st day of March, 2017, in the County of Orange, State of New York, with no justifiable purpose, did intentionally kill or cause serious physical injury to a companion animal, to wit: a horse, with aggravated cruelty.

TENTH COUNT

AND THE GRAND JURY AFORESAID, by this Indictment, further accuses the defendant, of the crime of

AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO ANIMALS, in violation of the provisions of Section 353-a, Subdivision 1, of the Agriculture and Markets Law of the State of New York, committed as follows:

The said defendant, on or about and between the 1st day of March, 2016, and the 1st day of March, 2017, in the County of Orange, State of New York, with no justifiable purpose, did intentionally kill or cause serious physical injury to a companion animal, to wit: a horse, with aggravated cruelty.

ELEVENTH COUNT

AND THE GRAND JURY AFORESAID, by this Indictment, further accuses the defendant, of the crime of OVERDRIVING, TORTURING AND INJURING ANIMALS, in violation of the provisions of Section 353 of the Agriculture and Markets Law of the State of New York, committed as follows:

The said defendant, on or about and between the 1st day of March, 2017, and the 29th day of July, 2017, in the County of Orange, State of New York, did unjustifiably injure, maim, mutilate, or kill an animal, or did deprive an animal of necessary sustenance, food or drink, or caused or permitted an animal to be deprived of necessary food or drink or did further an act of cruelty to an animal, to wit: a horse, or did further such an act of cruelty.

TWELFTH COUNT

AND THE GRAND JURY AFORESAID, by this Indictment, further accuses the defendant, of the crime of OVERDRIVING, TORTURING AND INJURING ANIMALS, in violation of the provisions of Section 353 of the Agriculture and Markets Law of the State of New York, committed as follows:

The said defendant, on or about and between the 1st day of March, 2017, and the 29th day of July, 2017, in the County of Orange, State of New York, did unjustifiably injure, maim, mutilate, or kill an animal, or did deprive an animal of necessary sustenance, food or drink, or caused or permitted an animal to be deprived of necessary food or drink or did further an act of cruelty to an animal, to wit: a horse, or did further such an act of cruelty.

THIRTEEN COUNT

AND THE GRAND JURY AFORESAID, by this Indictment, further accuses the defendant, of the crime of OVERDRIVING, TORTURING AND INJURING ANIMALS, in violation of the provisions of Section 353 of the Agriculture and Markets Law of the State of New York, committed as follows:

The said defendant, on or about and between the 1st day of March, 2017, and the 29th day of July, 2017, in the County of Orange, State of New York, did unjustifiably injure, maim, mutilate, or kill an animal, or did deprive an animal of necessary sustenance, food or drink, or caused or permitted an animal to be deprived of necessary food or drink or did further an act of cruelty to an animal, to wit: a horse, or did further such an act of cruelty.

FOURTEENTH COUNT

AND THE GRAND JURY AFORESAID, by this Indictment, further accuses the defendant, of the crime of OVERDRIVING, TORTURING AND INJURING ANIMALS, in violation of the provisions of Section 353 of the Agriculture and Markets Law of the State of New York, committed as follows:

The said defendant, on or about and between the 1st day of March, 2017, and the 29th day of July, 2017, in the County of Orange, State of New York, did unjustifiably injure, maim, mutilate, or kill an animal, or did deprive an animal of necessary sustenance, food or drink, or caused or permitted an animal to be deprived of necessary food or drink or did further an act of cruelty to an animal, to wit: a horse, or did further such an act of cruelty.

FIFTEENTH COUNT

AND THE GRAND JURY AFORESAID, by this Indictment, further accuses the defendant, of the crime of OVERDRIVING, TORTURING AND INJURING ANIMALS, in violation of the provisions of Section 353 of the Agriculture and Markets Law of the State of New York, committed as follows:

The said defendant, on or about and between the 1st day of March, 2017, and the 29th day of July, 2017, in the County of Orange, State of New York, did unjustifiably injure, maim, mutilate, or kill an animal, or did deprive an animal of necessary sustenance, food or drink, or caused or permitted an animal to be deprived of necessary food or drink or did further an act of cruelty to an animal, to wit: a horse, or did further such an act of cruelty.

SIXTEENTH COUNT

AND THE GRAND JURY AFORESAID, by this Indictment, further accuses the defendant, of the crime of OVERDRIVING, TORTURING AND INJURING ANIMALS, in violation of the provisions of Section 353 of the Agriculture and Markets Law of the State of New York, committed as follows:

The said defendant, on or about and between the 1st day of March, 2017, and the 29th day of July, 2017, in the County of Orange, State of New York, did unjustifiably injure, maim, mutilate, or kill an animal, or did deprive an animal of necessary sustenance, food or drink, or caused or permitted an animal to be deprived of necessary food or drink or did further an act of cruelty to an animal, to wit: a horse, or did further such an act of cruelty.

SEVENTEENTH COUNT

AND THE GRAND JURY AFORESAID, by this Indictment, further accuses the defendant, of the crime of OVERDRIVING, TORTURING AND INJURING ANIMALS, in violation of the provisions of Section 353 of the Agriculture and Markets Law of the State of New York, committed as follows:

The said defendant, on or about and between the 1st day of March, 2016, and the 1st day of March, 2017, in the County of Orange, State of New York, did unjustifiably injure, maim, mutilate, or kill an animal, or did deprive an animal of necessary sustenance, food or drink, or caused or permitted an animal to be deprived of necessary food or drink or did further an act of cruelty to an animal, to wit: a horse, or did further such an act of cruelty.

EIGHTEENTH COUNT

AND THE GRAND JURY AFORESAID, by this Indictment, further accuses the defendant, of the crime of OVERDRIVING, TORTURING AND INJURING ANIMALS, in violation of the provisions of Section 353 of the Agriculture and Markets Law of the State of New York, committed as follows:

The said defendant, on or about and between the 1st day of March, 2016, and the 1st day of March, 2017, in the County of Orange, State of New York, did unjustifiably injure, maim, mutilate, or kill an animal, or did deprive an animal of necessary sustenance, food or drink, or caused or permitted an animal to be deprived of necessary food or drink or did further an act of cruelty to an animal, to wit: a horse, or did further such an act of cruelty.

NINETEENTH COUNT

AND THE GRAND JURY AFORESAID, by this Indictment, further accuses the defendant, of the crime of OVERDRIVING, TORTURING AND INJURING ANIMALS, in violation of the provisions of Section 353 of the Agriculture and Markets Law of the State of New York, committed as follows:

The said defendant, on or about and between the 1st day of March, 2016, and the 1st day of March, 2017, in the County of Orange, State of New York, did unjustifiably injure, maim, mutilate, or kill an animal, or did deprive an animal of necessary sustenance, food or drink, or caused or permitted an animal to be deprived of necessary food or drink or did further an act of cruelty to an animal, to wit: a horse, or did further such an act of cruelty.

TWENTIETH COUNT

AND THE GRAND JURY AFORESAID, by this Indictment, further accuses the defendant, of the crime of OVERDRIVING, TORTURING AND INJURING ANIMALS, in violation of the provisions of Section 353 of the Agriculture and Markets Law of the State of New York, committed as follows:

The said defendant, on or about and between the 1st day of March, 2016, and the 1st day of March, 2017, in the County of Orange, State of New York, did unjustifiably injure, maim, mutilate, or kill an animal, or did deprive an animal of necessary sustenance, food or drink, or caused or permitted an animal to be deprived of necessary food or drink or did further an act of cruelty to an animal, to wit: a horse, or did further such an act of cruelty.

 

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November 8, 2017

Entered not guilty plea at arraignment

 

May 7, 2018 Bench trial begins

June 5, 2018 Bench trial resumes

June 6-8, 2018 No trial due to Judge’s unavailability

 

 

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Judge finds Jeanne Ryan of Argus Farm Guilty

20 counts of animal cruelty, includes 10 felonies

Jeanne Ryan Guilty Animal Cruelty Horse Case Orange County NY
Jeanne Ryan convicted animal abuser in 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sentencing scheduled for September 6, 2018

She was immediately remanded to jail until her sentencing

 

In accordance with Rocky’s Law, Jeanne Ryan surrendered her remaining animals.

 

Sentence

Two years in jail (the maximum time allowed for her crimes)

Placed on Orange County, NY animal abuser registry

NO ANIMAL OWNERSHIP for 15 Years

Must pay restitution for rehab of pony