New features are coming soon. Login with Facebook to get an early start and help us test them out!
Images for this Case
For more information about the Interactive Animal Cruelty Maps, see the map notes.
Thursday, Feb 15, 2007County: Stark
Case Images: 1 files available
Abuser names unreleased
The Stark County Sheriff`s Department responded to a call of neglected animals and ended up confiscating 29 horses. The horses were undernourished, in need of water, and had a variety of injuries. Some of them also needed medical treatment and de-worming.
"We went out initially and found 8 or 9 horses and made arrangements to transport them, " explains Stark County Chief Deputy Lawrence Kitzman, "Deputy Adolf went out with help from folks from the experiment station to round them up. They ended up coming in with 29 horses in bad shape."
Veterinarians have been treating the horses and caring for their injuries. If the court decides that the animals cannot be returned to the owner once they're healthy, they'll be sold at auction. Kitzman says animal owners need to provide extra care during cold weather, provide additional food and supplements, and to make sure that drinking water isn`t frozen.
KFYR - Feb 15, 2007
Note: Classifications and other fields should not be used to determine what specific charges the suspect is facing or was convicted of - they are for research and statistical purposes only. The case report and subsequent updates outline the specific charges. Charges referenced in the original case report may be modified throughout the course of the investigation or trial, so case updates, when available, should always be considered the most accurate reflection of charges.
For more information regarding classifications and usage of this database, please visit the database notes and disclaimer.