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Final ruling in Nosey the Elephant case

Lawrence County's Animal Control Officer, Kimberly Carpenter, is reacting to Judge Angela Terry's ruling in the Nosey the Elephant case.
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Lawrence County’s Animal Control Officer, Kimberly Carpenter, is reacting to Judge Angela Terry’s ruling in the Nosey the Elephant case. 

Monday morning Judge Terry ruled Nosey to remain in the custody of Carpenter and the Lawrence County Animal Control. 

WZDX News Christina Ailsworth spoke with Carpenter Monday morning. 

Carpenter said, “My future plans are to meet with a couple of the commissioners, to meet with Callie Waldrep, to get their support on her remaining at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary. That’s where I would like to see her stay.” 

Hours of testimonies were heard from witnesses in this case on December 15, 2017. 

Nosey was seized by Lawrence County in November and has need housed at the Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary in Hohenwald, TN. 

Continue to follow WZDX News on air and online for updates throughout the day on this story.

Court documents on today’s ruling: