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Posted at 3:56 PM ET, 06/14/2010

Goat found in trunk of D.C. woman

By Washington Post editors

Authorities in Bedford County say a regional drunken-driving checkpoint led to the discovery of a goat, bound and shoved in the trunk of a car.

The Bedford Sheriff's Office says the car driven by 32-year-old Fiona Ann Enderdy of Washington pulled up to the checkpoint on Friday night when deputies heard noises from the trunk.

When asked what was in the trunk, the driver said she bought a goat from a farmer to give to the four passengers in her car, who are from Kenya but reside in Lynchburg. The goat was panting heavily and animal control officers say the temperature in the trunk was 94 degrees.

Enderdy told deputies she is from the United Kingdom and transporting goats in this manner was acceptable there. She was charged with cruelty to an animal and released.
Information from: The News & Advance,

By Washington Post editors  | June 14, 2010; 3:56 PM ET
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, Traffic and Transportation, Virginia  | Tags:  Washington D.C., bedford county virginia, goat, trunk  
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Posted at 3:56 PM ET, 06/14/2010
Goat found in trunk of D.C. woman

That headline is disturbing on so many levels . . .

Posted by: horacemann | June 14, 2010 4:14 PM | Report abuse

"Goat found in trunk of D.C. woman"

what does that even mean?

Posted by: pikamander007 | June 14, 2010 7:31 PM | Report abuse

B-a-a-ad. Really b-a-a-ad.

Posted by: linroy62 | June 15, 2010 8:54 AM | Report abuse

An oddity, yes. A crime? No.

If the police are worried about animal cruelty then they should be targeting the big animal farms, particularly those on the Eastern Shore - as they are responsible for cruelty to animals on a massive scale.

Posted by: ThrityYearResident | June 15, 2010 9:37 AM | Report abuse

Now if it was a talking goat, then we'd have a problem.

Posted by: UnknownHenson | June 15, 2010 10:27 AM | Report abuse

Where else was the goat supposed to go? the front seat? Furthermore, I fail to see how/why this is newsworthy information.

Posted by: ms_mbacpa | June 15, 2010 10:39 AM | Report abuse

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