Edward McMorris: Judge nixes felony charges in beating case of puppy named Tater

In the past few weeks, we've shared the story of Edward McMorris, who was arrested after witnesses said he publicly tortured a puppy named Tater; see our more recent coverage below.

Now, however, a Boulder judge says the facts of the case don't justify the felony animal cruelty charge prosecutors had aimed at him.

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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