52-year old Maui resident Mark Simonds was charged today with multiple violations of the Maui County Code’s leash laws and one count of failing to properly register one of his dogs.
According to the complaint, Simonds failed to keep his two dogs under restraint, as required by law. The violations occurred at various times between August 2016 and May 2017. The complaint also alleges that one of his dogs was not properly licensed.
The applicable sections of the Maui County Code, as described in the complaint, are punishable by up to a $500 fine for each violation.
The case was referred to the Department of the Attorney General by the Prosecuting Attorney of the County of Maui.
Simonds is presumed innocent unless and until he is found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.