Approximate Age: 65
Location: Brunswick, MD (US)
May 5, 2011 - Brunswick, MD (US)
Convicted: 95 dogs, 7 birds removed from home
Sentence: Associate Judge W. Milnor Roberts suspended a nearly three-year sentence and the state dropped 65 charges against the couple as part of the agreement, Assistant State's Attorney Colleen K. Swanson said.
The probation order forbids the couple from keeping animals in their home for 1,080 days -- nearly three years.
During the 18 months of supervised probation, the Issettes must undergo psychiatric evaluations and complete any treatment assigned by their probation officer. Completing assigned treatment could extend beyond the probationary period, Swanson said.
They were also ordered to pay $755 restitution to Buckeystown Veterinary Hospital, where Animal Control took the animals for assessment.
Swanson said Animal Control will be allowed to conduct random, unscheduled inspections during the probation. ... more...