Incident resulted in felony animal cruelty charges; child neglect, abuse charges anticipated.
A 32-year-old Sterling woman faces multiple charges stemming from a Jan. 6 incident in which she was injured, a family member was injured and two dogs were killed. Deputies from the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, along with Loudoun County Animal Control personnel, reported to a home on North Fillmore Avenue in Sterling on the morning of Jan. 6 where they discovered two woman and the dogs, all wounded. A 51-year-old victim was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Aleta J. James was taken to a hospital and released before being transferred to the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center, where she remains without bond. The dogs died and Loudoun County Animal Services conducted an investigation that determined the animals …
Patch is profiling local nonprofit agencies working hard for our community.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Karen Graham
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Throughout this holiday season, Leesburg Patch will be profiling local nonprofits. Do you have a suggestion? Email erica.hendry at patch.com. You can see all Leesburg nonprofit spotlights here. Mission: To provide services to domestic and sexual violence victims in Loudoun County. Contact Information: Loudoun Citizens for Social Justice/Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter For immediate assistance, call the 24-hour hotline at 703-777-6552. 105 East Market Street Leesburg, VA 20176 703-771-3398; email@example.com Financials: Their annual budget is $1.1 million dollars. LAWS receives half of its budget from government grants. The other half is made up of a combination of individual and business grants, United Way workplace campaign funds and …