As the PETA animal cruelty trial steams ahead, things are looking worse and worse for the defense. Lawyers for PETA employees Adria Hinkle and Andrew Cook have done little to contest the mounting evidence linking them to the trash bags full of dead animals found in an Ahoskie County (NC) shopping-center dumpster. We’ve heard heartbreaking testimonials recounting how they deceived people into handing over perfectly healthy animals. And — just yesterday — a supervisor for the federal Drug Enforcement Administration provided seemingly irrefutable evidence that Hinkle and Cook illegally used a controlled substance.Read a full rundown of Day 4’s developments here. (Here’s Day 1, Day 2, and Day 3.)Can’t get enough of the PETA Kills Animals story? Want to expose hypocrisy and look good? Then check out our PETAKillsAnimals merchandise — including T-shirts and bumper stickers — here.
PETA Trial, Day 4