Montana Judge Issues Bench Warrant for Woman Facing Multiple Felony Animal Cruelty Charges

BUTTE, Mont. — A bench warrant without bond has been issued for Veronica Lasell, who is facing eight felony animal cruelty charges. Lasell was supposed to appear for her arraignment before Silver Bow District Court Judge Robert Whelan but failed to show up, despite court records indicating she bonded out of jail the day prior. This marks the second arraignment she has missed. The previous time, a bench warrant was executed on Dec. 24, 2023, …

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Man leaps over bench to attack judge during sentencing in Nevada courthouse

LAS VEGAS, Nevada – During a sentencing hearing in a Las Vegas courtroom, a man named Deobra Redden, 30, launched a violent attack on Judge Mary Kay Holthus after being denied probation. Redden, who pleaded guilty to attempted violence with significant bodily damage, leaped over the courtroom bench and attacked the judge, resulting in a chaotic and violent scene. Video footage of the incident quickly went viral on social media, showing Redden jumping over the …

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Butte Woman Facing Felony Animal Cruelty Charges Issued Bench Warrant After Missing Court Again

BUTTE, Mont. — A bench warrant without bond has been issued for Veronica Marie Lasell, 45, who is facing one misdemeanor and eight felony counts of cruelty to animals. Lasell failed to appear at two arraignments, prompting the warrant. She was expected to attend her arraignment on Wednesday afternoon before Silver Bow District Court Judge Robert Whelan but did not show up despite court records indicating she bonded out of jail the day prior. Lasell …

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