Carl Warren Kosanke was booked into the Kaufman County Jail on February 6, 2015, at 10:32 a.m. He was arrested by the Kaufman County Sheriff’s Department and charged with 6 charges of cruelty to non-livestock animals: fail to provide (necessary food, water, care, or shelter for an animal in the person’s custody to the extent required to maintain the animal in a state of good health). Bonds are set at $1500 on each charge. Kosanke is described as a white male, date of birth June 3, 1962, with hazel eyes and gray hair, standing 6’ 3” tall and weighing 209 pounds.
The charges are class “A” misdemeanors, usually punishable by up to a year in jail and a fine of up to $4000. The charges were originally filed on June 27, 2012, for an incident alleged to have occurred on April 13, 2012. Warrants have been active in these cases for over two and a half years.
Kosanke has prior convictions in Dallas County for DWI and evading arrest.