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Restraining order issued against Amanda Lollar of Bat World Sanctuary
by Verified Facts
Thursday May 30th, 2013 9:55 AM
May 24, 2013 Mary Cummins of Animal Advocates won a restraining order against Amanda Lollar of Bat World Sanctuary in Los Angeles Superior Court in California Case #BS143169. The Judge ruled there was sufficient evidence against Lollar to merit the court order. This evidence included two police reports against Lollar for assault and identity theft, an arson report, evidence of defamation, death threats, extortion besides three years of stalking, harassment and personal attacks.
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This situation began June 2010 when Cummins a wildlife rehabilitator with years of experience went to Bat World Sanctuary in Texas for supposed training in bat care. Instead of receiving training Cummins witnessed animal cruelty, neglect, violations of the health code, USDA Animal Welfare Act, Texas Veterinary Act and violations of Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (TPWD) regulations. Cummins left early and reported Lollar to authorities.

Lollar and Bat World Sanctuary were investigated and violations were found. Lollar ultimately lost her USDA permit. A USDA veterinarian stated in writing that Lollar caused bats "pain, suffering" and "death." Lollar who has not gone past the eighth grade and has never taken a class in animal care performs surgery on bats without pain relief. The bats die.

Lollar was also reprimanded by TPWD in writing which stated she did not have an exhibit permit, her unreleasable bats were not approved, she is not allowed to exhibit bats, she is not a bat expert, she is not allowed to treat bats with white nose syndrome, she is not allowed to have a bat assurance colony and she should defer to Bat Conservation Intentional and Fish & Wildlife as they are true bat experts.

Lollar has been stalking, defaming and harassing Cummins in retaliation for reporting her to authorities. Even though Amanda Lollar was served the restraining order May 28, 2013 personally and through her attorney Randy Turner May 29, 2013 she continues to violate the restraining order. Lollar continues to defame, libel and harass Cummins on the Internet. Lollar's harassment has become so bizarre as to accuse Cummins of forging the restraining order document. Lollar claims that Lollar is the victim and not the perpetrator. The official court documents of course state otherwise. Lollar has also been using Facebook to incite others to attack Cummins and even post death threats.

As per the restraining order Lollar must stay 100 yards away from Cummins, her home and her place of work. Lollar also cannot "harass, intimidate, molest, attack, strike, stalk, threaten, assault, hit, abuse, destroy personal property of, or disturb the peace of" Cummins. She cannot "contact, either directly or indirectly, in any way, including, but not limited to, in person, by telephone, in writing, by public or private mail, by interoffice mail, by email, be text message, by fax, or by other electronic means." This would include postings on the Internet directed toward Cummins.

So far Lollar has violated the restraining order a few times. Each time has been documented and reported to the police in Los Angeles, California and Mineral Wells, Texas. An arrest warrant may soon be issued for Amanda Lollar of Bat World Sanctuary.


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by Deltaman
Thursday May 30th, 2013 5:00 PM
To this point, the legal system has been a crude, ineffective way to intervene in the ongoing saga of this deeply-disturbed individual; a classic illustration of the proverb: "You can't budge a 10-pound rock with 5-pounds of effort — no matter how long you push!"

Meanwhile, animals have continued to suffer & die while in her custody, and animal welfare resources have been diverted from doing "good stuff." Instead, scientists are now repeatedly taking time-away from their duties, to hang-out in courtrooms responding to her repeated threats and harassments. The documented public threats attributed to her — if accurate, would be grounds for involuntary commitment in many states. Although she really needs help, it's a safe bet that Ms. Lollar won't be voluntarily checking-in anywhere, since she's convinced that SHE (and her bats) are the victims!

Without a more-thoughtful, compassionate intervention, this case is heading for a sad, unfortunate conclusion for ALL parties…
by ...
Thursday May 30th, 2013 6:10 PM
Amanda Lollar is currently posting on her ihatemary page on Facebook as at least six different users. She is having conversations with herself, liking her own posts. Previously fans of Bat World supported some of her posts about Cummins. In the last three months evidence has been uncovered which shows Lollar lost her USDA permit, is having problems with Texas Wildlife Department and is not a bat expert after all. Now a Judge has approved a restraining order against her. In California you can't get a restraining order unless there have been threats of physical violence or actual assaults with proof. In this situation there has been an assault which was ordered and paid for by Lollar. Lollar was so bold as to post the video publicly online and take credit for it.
by Verified
Friday Jun 7th, 2013 11:55 AM
Lollar has a $6 million judgment against Cummins for her continued harassment and insane behavior. Better check your facts so you do not become a party to her actions.