Daniel Ugarte Navarro reportedly pled no contest in June to two felony counts of animal cruelty and two misdemeanor counts of cruelty to downed animals.
Navarro can serve his nine months of jail time on weekends and must undergo counseling, the San Bernardino County, Calif., district attorney's office said. The jail has discretion to use electronic monitoring, spokeswoman Susan Mickey told the press.
Another worker, Rafael Sanchez Herrera, reportedly pled guilty in March to three misdemeanor counts of illegal movement of a non-ambulatory animal and was sentenced to six months in jail.
The Humane Society of the
Source: Associated Press