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Horse Owner Faces Charges Following Car vs. Horse Accident - NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA News,...

There are 15 comments on the NBC29 Charlottesville story from Oct 14, 2012, titled Horse Owner Faces Charges Following Car vs. Horse Accident - NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA News,.... In it, NBC29 Charlottesville reports that:

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at approximately 10:00 pm, officers from the Waynesboro Police Department responded to the scene of a motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Hopeman Parkway and Monroe St involving an SUV and a horse.

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know it all

Arlington, VA

#1 Oct 15, 2012
How I knew alcohol was coming as I read this , though this only happened in Texas, Animal cruelty should be on the list next. he could have got a DUI.But he only has to pay $5000 & vet bill & $50 fine + court costs!
Albemarle Resident

Charlottesville, VA

#2 Oct 15, 2012
Atleast he was going to drink and drive:)

Charlottesville, VA

#3 Oct 15, 2012
Charge him with animal cruelty and take away his horse(s), trying to walk a bleeding horse with possible broken legs is just messed up.

United States

#4 Oct 15, 2012
OK..So he takes his horse instead of a mortor vehicle?Isnt that still some kind of a moving violation? something that dates back to the 1800's probably thats still on the books that they can charge him with.(being funny). Glad the driver wasnt hurt, and Hope this poor animal is gonna be ok.. smh

“bad luck or no luck”

Since: Jun 08

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#5 Oct 15, 2012
friends dont let friends ride drunk.
thinking free

Charlottesville, VA

#6 Oct 15, 2012
No keys to hide from the driver, could of hidden the bridle I guess.

Washington, DC

#7 Oct 15, 2012
It's all fun and games5353 until somebody gets hurt!I'm sure the Waynesboro Police have known about Carson doing this for years,and nobody did anything about it.Now they will!
Mister Ed

Baltimore, MD

#8 Oct 15, 2012
I miss Wilbur.

Crozet, VA

#9 Oct 15, 2012
Public drunkeness, endangering an animal,
A Reader

Richmond, VA

#10 Oct 15, 2012
Could have been like George jones and been driving his riding mower. Hope the horse recovers and is moved to a caring home. This gentleman doesn't need a horse -- I would make sure he doesn't have a riding mower either!!

Minneapolis, MN

#11 Oct 15, 2012
He should also be charged with animal cruelty. Poor horse. Gotta wonder how many times in the past this guy has done something like this, endangering his horse and other people, not to mention himself.
Pony Rides

Fincastle, VA

#12 Oct 15, 2012
This guy owns Dixie Pony Rides for children's parties. Lots of ponies and horses.
Alaskan 454 Casull

Brookneal, VA

#13 Oct 15, 2012
He stopped at the Moose Lodge to get directtions to the Horse Lodge, but the Moose got mad and ran him out of there fast.
Alaskan 454 Casull

Brookneal, VA

#14 Oct 15, 2012
Whiskey for my me, beer for my horses.
Robin Hensley

Douglasville, GA

#15 Oct 16, 2012
Thank you Waynesboro First Aid for trying to assist with the horse's injuries. They don't teach that in EMT class. I hope they don't have to put the horse down due to his injuries. Every animal this man has should be removed from him.
Just because he didn't drive there did not mean he could not have killed someone, the man in the car was very lucky.

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