FAIRFIELD — A Vacaville woman who faces a felony animal cruelty charge for allegedly abusing a newborn lamb was arraigned Tuesday, a day after she was arrested on an outstanding warrant.
Lillian A. Wohn had originally been scheduled to be arraigned in August, but did not show up for two court appearances, prompting Judge Robert Bowers to issue an order for her arrest. Wohn, 23, remained on the lam until Vacaville police apprehended her Monday afternoon.
Wohn’s disappearance came a few weeks after a probable cause hearing in which police and employees of a Vacaville bar testified about seeing Wohn with the lamb outside the bar on the night of May 11. One woman who tried to take the lamb from Wohn in front of the bar testified that Wohn had kicked the lamb, swung it around, twirled it, picked it up and dropped it repeatedly, tried feeding it Budweiser and tossed it into the bushes as she was leaving the area of the bar.
Wohn, who has pleaded not guilty, is scheduled to be back in court Oct. 22 for setting dates for a jury trial.
A veterinary exam of the lamb after Wohn’s arrest revealed the lamb was not hurt.
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