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Case ID: 18145
Classification: Neglect / Abandonment
Animal: dog (non pit-bull)
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Sunday, May 1, 2011

County: Gilmer

Disposition: Alleged

Alleged: Dwanetta Martin

The animal abuse case involved a Gilmer County woman who is facing multiple animal abuse charges.

Dwanetta Martin of Glenville, was charged with three counts of cruelty to animals.

According to Gilmer County Sheriff Deputies three dogs were found in the backyard of the accused with no food or water and animals in poor condition.

The documents noted a choker chain on one of the dogs had allegedly grown into the dog's neck, and maggots were present.

The Gilmer County Sheriff's Department is asking if you have any information about any animal abuse in the area, give the office a call at 304-462-7441.

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