DxE co-founder Wayne Hsiung is being charged with felony counts of breaking or entering and larceny, as well as a misdemeanor trespass count for rescuing a sick baby goat from a goat meat ranch in North Carolina, an incident which unfolded on Facebook live. Wayne took the baby, named Rain, to emergency veterinary care and today, Rain is safe with a family who takes care of him. Wayne's trial is scheduled to begin Monday November 29th at the Transylvania County Courthouse in Brevard, NC.
Wayne was a lawyer with DLA Piper before co-founding the animal rights network, Direct Action Everywhere. He has investigated dozens of farms and currently faces 16 felonies for rescuing sick animals.