On the list of Most Harmless People, little old ladies who spend their days tending the rose bushes and petunias usually rank pretty high. But not in the case of 75-year-old Dorothy Richardson, especially not from the perspective of the baby deer she caught bedded in her greenery.
_Dorothy Richardson, 75, of Waynoka Road, was charged with cruelty to animals after three neighbors told police that she beat a baby deer to death with a shovel. . . because it was sitting in her flower bed . . . .
_The city's cruelty charge is a first-degree misdemeanor punishable by up to six months in jail and a $1,000 fine.