Former Ravens defensive tackle Terrence Cody has been assigned an August court date in his felony animal cruelty and misdemeanor drug charge case.Cody and his girlfriend, Kourtney Jammese Kelley, have been assigned an Aug. They are both represented by Towson attorney Joe Murtha and are facing 15 total criminal counts, including two felonies animal cruelty charges.
Cody is being sued for damages to the house he rented.
He doesn't need permission to leave the state under the conditions of his bail, but didn't inform court officials of a change of address.
Cody was arrested in February after being indicted for allegedly torturing and causing the death of his bullmastiff, according to a Baltimore County grand jury indictment.
A copy of the indictment, obtained by The Baltimore Sun, says Cody "did inflict unnecessary suffering or pain of an animal," did "intentionally cruelly kill an animal" and "did intentionally torture an animal."The Ravens will open up organized team activities tomorrow and, as always, much of the attention will be on quarterback Joe Flacco and the team’s rookies and newcomers.
But here are five veterans who might be worth monitoring over the next couple of weeks. The Ravens will open up organized team activities tomorrow and, as always, much of the attention will be on quarterback Joe Flacco and the team’s rookies and newcomers.
But here are five veterans who might be worth monitoring over the next couple of weeks. (Jeff Zrebiec)The two felony counts of animal cruelty are punishable by a maximum of three years in prison per count and fines up to ,000.
According to the indictment, Cody didn't provide the dog "with nutritious food in [sufficient] quantity," didn't provide the dog with "proper drink," and didn't provide "proper space" and "necessary veterinary care."Schaffer told The Sun when Cody was indicted that Cody loved the dog, is extremely distraught about its death and took it to the veterinarian for medical care.
Schaffer added that Cody has two other dogs in good condition that were left in his care.
Ravens safety Will Hill took to his Twitter account Thursday to lament that "it's not football season yet," and to post a picture of himself in the team's locker room with his helmet on and his teeth clenched.