Ashley Nicole "Babygirl" Richards, 21: Two Accusations of Vile Animal Cruelty Round Out Eventful Summer

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Ashley Nicole Richards: Touching off riots and hacking up dogs. All in a year's work, allegedly.
Ashley Nicole Richards has been a busy lady this year. Back on the Fourth of July, the 21-year-old southwest Houston resident was arrested in connection with a riot that erupted on the Brazos riverfront after Waco's annual fireworks display, and now she has been charged here with savagely torturing a dog and a cat in separate incidents spanning two years.

According to an affidavit filed yesterday in Harris County District Court, on April Fool's Day this year, Richards slashed a dog's throat with a knife and hacked its head and back leg with a meat cleaver.

According to a second complaint also filed yesterday, back in July of 2010, Richards is alleged to have stomped a cat. That same incident goes on to allege that Richards ground her shoe heel into the cat's eye-socket.

She faces two felony counts of cruelty to animals and is being held in lieu of $40,000 in bonds.

And then there is that Waco incident...

According to KWTX, a crowd of 400 people hurled rocks, bricks, chunks of concrete and high-powered fireworks at police. "The type of explosives being thrown were not your typical small firecrackers, but large aerial-type ordnance that explode with a very large flash and flame," said Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton.

The downtown riverfront battle reportedly lasted 90 minutes and took both tear gas and an armored vehicle to disperse. (Post-fireworks street disturbances seem to be a Waco tradition. A similar rock- and firework-throwing fracas occurred at the same spot back in 2009. Before it was quelled with police tear-gas and smoke-bombs, a building was gutted by fire and several grass fires smoldered downtown on the east side of the city. "We were trying to have a good time over this way but the police came, the fire [happened] and everybody just cleared out and left," a local business owner told KXXV at the time.)

In this year's incident, a female officer was punched in the face and a second cop was hit in the neck with a rock and suffered minor injuries. Richards was arrested in connection with the cop-punching -- some accounts say that her arrest touched off the melee. Everybody else got away, at least in the immediate aftermath.

Richards, who is also known as "Babygirl," was charged with assault on a peace officer and resisting arrest and bonded out the next day. The disposition of that case is unknown at press time.

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belleup1
belleup1

Well, the jurdicial system failed again. This "monster" got away with torturing and mulating dogs, cats, kittens and puppies in August, 2013, by dumb ass Judge Sim Lake (713-250-5177). Even her video of evidence did not strick this useless judge as abnormal, he let her go based upon "it allowed her to do this because of Freedom of Speech". The video is viral on Facebook and a petition ready to be signed and shared.Let's put this "monster" away for good.

http://chn.ge/1t3ZYVH

natawish
natawish

Once she gets her needs satisfied, she will start killing people. She's a sick person and needs to search help from a psychotherapist. 


I can't wait for a day  when killing people becomes a freedom of speech.

marcy.mandeville
marcy.mandeville

What is wrong with this judge ?? This isn't speech it is MURDER.

fmazuca
fmazuca

i agree with that.sucks. A person who will torture and kill and animal will someday torture and kill a helpless human, She needs prison for life.


that.sucks
that.sucks

This POS needs to be put down, and ASAP. Mark my words if she is not put down now you will be reading that she killed a person or a group of people in the near future. It starts with them killing animals and then soon enough she will move on to people! Put a effing bullet between her eyes or do to her the same as she has done, slash her throat with a knife and hack her head and legs with a meat cleaver. Prison is too good for this psychopath !!!

k_arany
k_arany

If I woke up tomorrow and found out her wh*re body was found in a river I would throw a party!!!  Someone get rid of her for the good of humanity!!! 

gusaltwer
gusaltwer

hope the judge  has a long painful  life and hope she gets tortured to death. what is wrong with that judge is he stupid or something  she an absolute killer think what she would do to a child or any more animals. they are both sicko.


jancurie
jancurie

I agree redroserentals, this judge is a bit odd, saying that chopping a dogs head off, and don't forget she first chopped off one of his legs, he was still alive and he suffered pain I shutter to even think about, my stomach churns at this offensive assault on my very being., but saying all of this is 'PROTECTED SPEECH", tells me he hasn't witnessed the video (neither have I, I could barely read what she did in print).  I must say when I read other comments listed below, some were more interested in this filthy woman's "race", I did not even notice she was African American, what she had done, the pain she has caused to animals was and is the crime here.. I could care less what color she or her accomplice is, they could be purple aliens from outer space!!! It doesn't matter!!! A.N. Richards and her accomplice B.Justice are both sadistic criminals and if I were the judge, for all the horror and savage brutal acts they took upon helpless animals whom they had duct taped and were totally unable to move, these two took it upon themselves to cause the most pain they could, these animals cried out in pain and the article states that the voices coming from these innocent animals was un-godly, coming from their very souls., so I would sentence them both to THE DEATH PENALTY,  from all I have read about the woman she is not worth saving, their is no redemption, her heart is black and she has no soul. She is as I stated before nothing more then a maggot feeding off the blood and death of innocents, she is evil incarnate!!!!


redroserentals
redroserentals

THE JUDGE NEEDS TO GO!! HE MUST BE A SICK PERVERT ALSO!!

The Judge must be a fan of crush videos also. I bet he goes to third world countries and has sex with young children. There are allot of those types of people out there. Some say there are even societies for these neanderthals. The world has more sickos in it than we know. Ashley Nicole Richards and Brent Justice: Federal Judge Says Videos of Chopping Dog's Head With Meat Cleaver is "Protected Speech."

jancurie
jancurie

Just read the most repulsive article about the extreme cruel, torture, mutilation and murder of helpless, innocent animals, ranging from kittens, puppy's. dogs, rabbits and so on. This individual, Ashley Nicole Richards is indeed a deranged psychopath , she must be stopped at all cost, this has nothing what so ever  to do with free speech.  This is one thing, one story, she is calculated and inhumane, a "maggot", posing as a human being.  She thrives on the death and blood of innocent creatures.  I felt nauseated and my heart is broken just imagining the sheer pain these animals suffered at her hands.  The judges who have pronounced her actions as protected by the 1st amendment are either insane or have not viewed the videos she and her pal produced.  This is not 1st amendment material, this is felony animal abuse to the extreme. She MUST be STOPPED, she is vile, corrupt, repugnant without a soul, I have no idea how she got these animals and I hope the area around where she thrives on murder, is on guard, placing and posting photos and her name (as well as her "pal") so she cannot obtain any animals at local shelters or any pet stores, for her only purpose is to cause these innocent animals all the pain she can. These are animals who feel, they want and need love, they are loveable, they have feelings just like we do, this piece of filth has NO RIGHT to cause them such horrendous pain and agony, chopping them up piece by piece, what an evil piece of s..t, scum bag, demonic maggot, how would she feel, being tied up and having her limbs chopped of, she deserves the same treatment she doles out to the innocent.  I hate this filthy individual!!!!!!


they_will_get_theirs
they_will_get_theirs

petitions are great and all but it's going to take legal action to make this change. http://www.stopcrush.org has a lawyer that's willing to take this on at a severely reduced rate. you can donate through their site.

candyshop54
candyshop54

Such evil,I think the judges who say its freedom of speech much be either that way inclined,or they must be completely insane,Animals shouldn't be treated like play things for psychos.She should have been put in a institution for the criminally insane.Or worse be tortured  like her victims..Am I imagining that people have got more vicious and violent towards animals and people more than ever,I think there are a lot of sick people out there.

SinemsaAlici
SinemsaAlici

OMG!! Where is the justice!! Someone shuld go kungfu ninja on her sorry asss!!! 

drowlee33
drowlee33

What about the sorry Judge who believes torturing animals is protected by 1st amendment rights?  Go over to care.com and sign the petition. People who do this also KILL PEOPLE!!!!!!! She needs help and so does her friend on here making threats. Thank God for 2nd Amendment!

prudencehalliwell70
prudencehalliwell70

She is already using "media" to promote her activities .That shows an element of deviance therefore she IS ,VERY Dangerous!!!!!! AND so is any Judge who lets her away with it.

haute2000
haute2000

MAN...THE IGNORANCE IS STUNNING.....CRUELTY HAS NO RACE F*** WAD........YOU ARE A TRAILER PARK DREAM....

shontajohnson101
shontajohnson101

OKAY FOR ALL OF THOSE WHO HAS SO MUCH TO SAY ABOUT WHAT SHE DID SHOOT YOURSELF IN THE FUCKING FACE IT'S THE WHITE PEOPLE WE SHOULD BE WORRIED ABOUT Y'ALL ARE THE ASSES WHO REQUESTED THE SHIT AND Y'ALL PALE SKIN ASSES PAID FOR IT. I JUST LOVE HOW QUICK SOMEONE CAN SPEAK ON BLACK POEPLE SHIT BUT WHEN IT'S ONE OF YOU CRACKERS Y'ALL ARE JUST MEANTALLY ILL FUCK ALL OF YALL AND WHAT Y'ALL ARE GOING AND LET'S NOT MAKE THREATS BECAUSE I DON'T TAKE KINDLY TO THEM!!!

redrocks1
redrocks1

Baby Girl Richards-I would love to bring the old rope out for you honey...you deserve to be lynched sweetheart...after you are painfully tortured of course.

allisonlenee
allisonlenee

This upset my stomach. As 'effed as it may sound she needs stacks of prayers. She WILL be released. Hope and pray she will stop such cruelties. This girl's in bad shape. How/why do people become this way?!

 

Christine Cantgetadecentshift Simmons
Christine Cantgetadecentshift Simmons

Why can't her customer base be charged as well?? What a sick worthless individual!!! I heard on news radio the max that she could get is 2 yrs bc she has no priors unless federal charges are filed as well. This is so wrong on so many levels!!!!!

my2cents
my2cents

Yet another trashtastic individual showing off their trashtasticness... stupid waste of my good oxygen.

Hanabi-chan
Hanabi-chan topcommenter

According to the news report I heard, the longest sentence this waste of oxygen can get is 7 years. 7 fucking years! This "person" has proven to be a danger to society and needs to locked up in some capacity for a very long time.  I can't fathom how someone can treat any living thing like that.

Patrick Gruße
Patrick Gruße

Judging by her behaviour, she's not human, she obviously has no soul. So, can we "put her to sleep" like one would a bad pet?

Catherine McQueen
Catherine McQueen

Sick. People like this don't deserve a chance to be free. You can't do that stuff and still be human.

Jeff Hill
Jeff Hill

Who ISN'T known as babygirl?

Alexi Holford
Alexi Holford

Horrific doesn't even begin to describe it. This woman is sick. She seriously needs to be institutionalized.

Libby Harris
Libby Harris

This makes me sick to my tummy and very upset!!

qeslah
qeslah

@shontajohnson101  Fuck you you inbred ignorant bitch and fuck what you think about threats. Go drink bleach you dumb twat. The only caps you bust is CAPS LOCK.  Youre just another Kool Aid drinking dumbass with a name that looks like your mom dropped a box of Alpha Bits and called you whatever letters hit the floor first. YOU should be less concerned about how you got to the ghetto and more concerned about how YOU manage to keep yourself there. I also find it ironic, funny and telling about how low your IQ is when looking at how you spelled "Meantally" (sic). Its supposed to be MENTALLY but your momma probably sold your Speak and Spell to buy crack. Stupid bitch, when somebody asked you about your grammar you said, "She fine but but my grampa...he dead.". Youre too stupid to breed now get out of the gene pool, theres not enough chlorine to clean up after you.

tracer76
tracer76

@shontajohnson101

You are the most racist immature person here. Its people like you, that intelligent people should be armed and thank god for the Second Amendment. You more or less are the one that people should be worried about considering you cannot carry a decent conversation or reply this shows people how immature you really are.  

You are the typical stereo type that people want to stay away from. And why, because people like you cause nothing but hatred and demise for any black person to succeed in life. You are sorely an uneducated person which is sad really. And you did this to yourself and you have no one to blame but you.

You think that its always black vs. white in your little world. Here is a fact there are several psychopaths in this world regardless of race.

prudencehalliwell70
prudencehalliwell70

@shontajohnson101 Well,I'm not white and have had more than my fair share of high level racial prejudice ,HOWEVER ,this person poses a clear danger to the public at large and her activities have a knock on effect and can serve to influence other ppl as well .The case against her has NOTHING  to do with her color ,there are many maniacs running around who are not black and they need prosecuting too.Also seeing your comment and the level of abuse and violence in it maybe you need some amount of examination as well ,you accuse other ppl of racism but why dont you read your own comment ,because the phrase ,!Pot,kettle and little black bottom " springs right to mind!!!!!

MadMac
MadMac topcommenter

@roadgeek Or, you could be generalizing one person's actions in support of your prejudices.

prudencehalliwell70
prudencehalliwell70

@Patrick Gruße There is no such thing as a"bad pet" ,just BAD OWNERS!!!

prudencehalliwell70
prudencehalliwell70

@MadMac @prudencehalliwell70 Why would you think I saw that comment ?What makes you think that I had ever seen this publication before yesterday?DONT JUMP TO CONCLUSIONS AND THEN ATTACK ME ...FYI it doesnt make you look smart...Also how could I read a deleted commentas it has been DELETED????


MadMac
MadMac topcommenter

It took you 8mos to figure that out, @prudencehalliwell70BTW, the comment @roadgeek's deleted comment, which I replied to--eight months ago--was passive/aggressive bigotry.

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