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A woman who went to jail because she said she tried to “rescue” a dog had her case moved to another jurisdiction last week.

Trina Vukov was found guilty of “grand theft dog” after she took a dog that she said was being abused, in August of 2010. After a jury trial in June 2011, a judge sentenced Vukov to 240 days' custody.

Vukov, 48, is now out of custody and will be on probation for five years.

Trina Vukov petitioned a judge in San Diego’s North County Superior Courthouse to have her case moved to Riverside County because she has since moved there. Judge Kirkman granted her request.

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Twister May 9, 2012 @ 8:35 p.m.

The guy on the other end of that "leash" is guilty of animal cruelty. I've had Belgian Malinois, and they can be a handful, but that kind of "control" is no control at all. Methinks the wrong person might have gone to jail.

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