Animal rights activist convicted of catching goats from NC . county farm

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TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, North Carolina (WLOS) – A jury found an animal rights activist guilty of taking a goat from a farm in Transylvania County.

District Attorney Andrew Murray told News 13 Wayne Hsiung has been convicted of burglary and burglary charges.

The judge gave him a suspended sentence and 24 months of probation.

In June 2018, Hsiung, a co-founder of animal rights group Direct Action Everywhere, was arrested after authorities said he had taken a baby goat from Sospiro Goat Farm in Pisgah Forest. The farm specializes in providing goat meat for consumers.

Hsiung claimed he removed the goat because it had pneumonia and lice.

Ahead of Hsiung’s trial, animal rights advocates and activists protested outside DA Murray’s office in Hendersonville.

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