Case dismissed against undercover investigator

by Meat&Poultry Staff
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GREELEY, Colo. – Prosecutors in Weld County, Colo., dismissed charges against a contractor who took undercover video footage of animal abuses at Quanah Cattle Company in Kersey, Colo.

In November, the Weld County sheriff’s office charged Taylor Radig, a contractor for Compassion Over Killing, with misdemeanor animal cruelty for failure to report the alleged abuse in a timely manner. But the prosecutor’s office determined that the timing provisions in the state's animal cruelty laws were not enough to justify pursuing a prosecution.

In a statement, the prosecutor’s office said “While the Sheriff’s office determined that probable cause existed to believe that Radig committed that offense, the District Attorney’s Office evaluates a case based on whether the charges can be proven beyond a reasonable doubt. The District Attorney's Office has concluded that the charges can't be proven beyond a reasonable doubt and therefore those charges have been dismissed against Ms. Radig.”

Radig worked as a temporary employee at Quanah Cattle Co. The video footage Radig collected was eventually provided to law enforcement by representatives of Compassion Over Killing almost two months after the incidents occurred.
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