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March 13, 1992 | HENRY CHU
A Northridge woman accused of selling alley cats as pedigreed felines pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of animal cruelty and theft. Jaie Brashar, 46, was arraigned in Van Nuys Municipal Court on three counts of animal cruelty, nine counts of grand theft, five counts of petty theft and one count of attempted grand theft, Deputy Dist. Atty. Kathleen Cady said. Prosecutors allege that Brashar, over a period of several months, sold or tried to sell common street cats as purebred animals.
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March 13, 1992 | HENRY CHU
A Northridge woman accused of selling alley cats as pedigreed felines pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of animal cruelty and theft. Jaie Brashar, 46, was arraigned in Van Nuys Municipal Court on three counts of animal cruelty, nine counts of grand theft, five counts of petty theft and one count of attempted grand theft, Deputy Dist. Atty. Kathleen Cady said. Prosecutors allege that Brashar, over a period of several months, sold or tried to sell common street cats as purebred animals.
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February 21, 1992 | JIM HERRON ZAMORA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Terry Peterson was a sucker for a cute kitten and a sweet-sounding story. He paid a Northridge woman $230 for a male Burmese kitten, police said. Trouble was, it turned out to be neither Burmese nor male, Peterson said. "I was very embarrassed," said Peterson, 36, of Torrance. "When they told me it was a female street cat, I left the vet's with my tail between my legs." His embarrassment turned to anger when he could not get his money back.
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February 21, 1992 | JIM HERRON ZAMORA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Terry Peterson was a sucker for a cute kitten and a sweet-sounding story. He paid a Northridge woman $230 for a male Burmese kitten, police said. Trouble was, it turned out to be neither Burmese nor male, Peterson said. "I was very embarrassed," said Peterson, 36, of Torrance. "When they told me it was a female street cat, I left the vet's with my tail between my legs." His embarrassment turned to anger when he could not get his money back.
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February 21, 1992 | JIM HERRON ZAMORA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Terry Peterson was a sucker for a cute kitten and a sweet-sounding story. He paid a Northridge woman $230 for a male Burmese kitten, police said. Trouble was, it turned out to be neither Burmese nor male, he said. "I was very embarrassed," said Peterson, 36, of Torrance. "When they told me it was a female street cat, I left the vet's with my tail between my legs." His embarrassment turned to anger when he could not get his money back.
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March 4, 1993
A Northridge woman who blamed her troubles on an identical cousin who police say does not exist was sentenced Wednesday to one year in jail for selling alley cats as pedigreed felines. Jaie Brashar, 47, was convicted of cruelty to animals and bilking dozens of pet lovers. She was ordered not to own or sell cats during a five-year probationary period.
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April 22, 1992
A Northridge woman was ordered to stand trial Tuesday on theft and animal cruelty charges after a Van Nuys judge heard alleged victims testify that they paid her hundreds of dollars for purebred kittens that were common house cats. After a two-day preliminary hearing, Municipal Judge Robert L. Swasey ordered Jaie Brashar, 46, to stand trial on seven charges of grand theft, five charges of petty theft, one charge of cruelty to animals and one charge of attempted grand theft.
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January 29, 1993 | JAMES QUINN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Northridge woman who claimed that an identical cousin was the real villain was convicted Thursday of theft and animal cruelty for selling alley cats as pedigreed felines. Jurors found Jaie Brashar, 47, guilty after a one-week trial in Van Nuys Superior Court in which victims said they paid her hundreds of dollars for purebred kittens that turned out to be mixed breed. She was convicted of 11 counts of theft and two counts of cruelty to animals.
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March 4, 1993 | JAMES QUINN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Northridge woman who blamed her troubles on an identical cousin who police say does not exist was sentenced Wednesday to one year in jail for selling alley cats as pedigreed felines. Jaie Brashar, 47, convicted of cruelty to animals and bilking dozens of pet lovers, also was ordered not to own or sell cats during a five-year probationary period.
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April 21, 1992 | MICHAEL CONNELLY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Animal control officers who entered a Panorama City house used by a woman accused of animal cruelty and theft found heaps of animal waste, rotting food, dozens of cat cages and an stench so strong they had to use masks, according to a videotape played Monday in Van Nuys Municipal Court. The tape documented the execution of a search warrant last year at a house where Jaie Brashar lived until she was evicted. It was shown to Judge Robert L.
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February 21, 1992 | JIM HERRON ZAMORA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Terry Peterson was a sucker for a cute kitten and a sweet-sounding story. He paid a Northridge woman $230 for a male Burmese kitten, police said. Trouble was, it turned out to be neither Burmese nor male, he said. "I was very embarrassed," said Peterson, 36, of Torrance. "When they told me it was a female street cat, I left the vet's with my tail between my legs." His embarrassment turned to anger when he could not get his money back.
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