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Calls for Ingham Co. Animal Control & Shelter criminal charges

By Alani Letang | Posted: Wed 6:38 PM, Aug 01, 2018 Click here to view the video https://www.facebook.com/WILXAlaniLetang/videos/405841436488610/ INGHAM COUNTY, Mich. (WILX) – They’ve lost their jobs, should the former leaders of the Ingham County Animal Control & Shelter (ICACS) and shelter face criminal charges next? The Ingham County Board of Commissioners fired ICACS Director John Dinon Tuesday night, shortly…
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Board votes to fire Ingham County Animal Control director, ask for criminal investigation

Ken Palmer, Lansing State Journal Aug. 1, 2018  LANSING – The two top leadership positions at Ingham County Animal Control are vacant after the director was fired Tuesday and the deputy director opted to retire. The Ingham County Board of Commissioners emerged from a three-hour closed session on Tuesday night and voted to fire John Dinon as director…
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Shelter aftermath: What’s next for Ingham County Animal Control?

By: Alysia Burgio WLNS-TV Aug 01, 2018 https://www.wlns.com/news/shelter-aftermath-what-s-next-for-ingham-county-animal-control-/1340134635 INGHAM COUNTY, Mich. (WLNS) – Two top officials at the Ingham County Animal Shelter were ousted after results from a county investigation revealed “deep organizational dysfunction.” Ingham County Commissioners voted to fire Animal Control Director John Dinon at Tuesday’s Board of Commissioners meeting. At that same meeting,…
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John Dinon terminated as director of Ingham Co. Animal Control – #JusticeForDreamvil

By Alani Letang | Posted: Wed 2:06 AM, Aug 01, 2018 Click here to view the video https://www.facebook.com/WILXAlaniLetang/videos/405187833220637/ INGHAM COUNTY, Mich. (WILX) – Tuesday, the director of Ingham County Animal Control and Shelter (ICACS) is out of a job. The Ingham County Board of Commissioners voted 9-4, at a special meeting, to end John Dinon’s employment immediately over allegations of…
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Report: Investigation finds “deep organizational dysfunction” at Ingham Co. Animal Shelter

By: Alexandra Ilitch Jul 31, 2018 https://www.wlns.com/news/report-investigation-into-potential-wrongdoing-at-animal-shelter-complete/1337282282 The Ingham County Controller’s investigation into possible wrongdoing by the county’s animal shelter director and deputy director is complete. During the Ingham County Board of Commissioners meeting Tuesday night, the board will discuss the findings of that report and decide if the details warrant any further action. A…
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Animal Control director ousted, deputy retires

WLNS-TV Jul 31, 2018 https://www.wlns.com/news/deputy-director-of-ingham-co-animal-control-to-retire/1337303914 LANSING, (WLNS) – UPDATE: Ingham County Commissioners voted Tuesday night to fire animal control director, John Dinon. In addition Deputy Director, Anne Burns, announced she would retire by the end of the week. Both of them are under investigation over the treatment of dogs seized from a dog fighting ring last…
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Ingham Co. Board of Commissioners vote to fire Director John Dinon Live feed #JusticeForDreamvil & #JusticeForJayJay

Happening Now: Ingham Co. Board of Commissioners continues discussion on next steps for ICAC Posted by WILX News 10 on Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Special Board of Commissioners Meeting 7/31/18 Live feed

Ingham Co. Board of Commissioners discusses next steps for ICACS and top officials Posted by WILX News 10 on Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Dog advocates want another suspension

By Alani Letang | Posted: Fri 8:08 PM, Jul 27, 2018 Click here to view the video https://www.facebook.com/WILXAlaniLetang/videos/401401960265891/ **Undercover video of Dreamvil from inside the shelter** INGHAM COUNTY, Mich. (WILX) – The Ingham County Controllers office tells News 10 the investigation into the Ingham County Animal Control & Shelter (ICACS) will be completed by the end of the day Friday.…
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Why ICACS dogs sent to outside vet?

By Alani Letang | Posted: Wed 12:07 AM, Jul 25, 2018 Click here to view video https://www.facebook.com/WILXAlaniLetang/videos/398967427176011/ INGHAM COUNTY, Mich. (WILX) – One of the questions that keep surfacing is why dogs, under Ingham County’s care, were sent to outside vets for cruelty and neglect exams. In fact, it came up again at Monday night’s Ingham County Animal Control Advisory…
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