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“The next court hearing for a woman accused of dragging a small dog behind her on a scooter has been postponed to mid-July.
Elaine Rosa is next due in court July 16 for a pre-preliminary hearing on a felony animal cruelty charge and a misdemeanor charge of failing to provide animal care. She’s out on $10,000 bail.
In January, security camera footage captured a person later identified as Rosa riding a Bird scooter and dragging a dog through a Bakersfield neighborhood before being confronted by bystanders.
The video, posted on social media, sparked widespread outrage.
Rosa worked as a contracted psychologist at Kern Valley State Prison. Her contract was terminated a day after the incident, which occurred in the 2100 block of Pine Street.”
We will provide an update if additional news comes in at this time.
Update: H/T Source: KGET
“BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Woman seen dragging a dog on a Bird scooter in January has pleaded not guilty in court on Monday morning.
As part of her bail, a judge ordered that Elaine Rosa shall not be in posession of any animals.
Survelliance video of Rosa dragging a dog on a Bird scooter in Central Bakersfield went viral in January.
In February, the District Attorney’s office charged Rosa with a felony count of animal cruelty and a misdemeanor count of failing to provide animal care.
Rosa will be back in court on April 16.”