Massachusetts U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling said the charges were not meant to send a message about immigration policy. Everyone must be held to the rule of law, even the privileged and powerful, he said.
Kopper was brought to the Athens-Limestone Animal Shelter after being abandoned by his most-recent owner. Kopper had been staying with that owner’s neighbor while the owner looked for a new place to live, but the owner moved out of state and never came back for Kopper. But he’s going to be reunit