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Legislators seeking animal abuser registry

January 11, 2014

WOONSOCKET — Since 1996, the Sex Offender Registration and Community Notification Act has made child molesters, rapists and other sexual predators responsible for telling the police where they live so the information can be passed along to the public.

Now, a group of lawmakers from the East Bay section of the state proposes to make those convicted of animal cruelty abide by the same set of community notification rules.

Full story appears on Page 1 of Saturday's Times.

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