Approximate Age: 49
Location: Burrillville , RI (US)
Nov 3, 2010 - Pascoag, RI (US)
Convicted: 12 animals starved to death, more found sick
Sentence: Robert Morelle, 49, of 637 South Main St., was facing 24 counts of cruelty and mistreatment of animals. He pleaded no contest Tuesday in District Court, Providence, after a plea-bargain agreement.
Judge Rafael Ovalles also gave Morelle 11 months of probation and ordered him to participate in a mental-health program. Morelle cannot own livestock while he is on probation. He was also fined $4,000.... more...