Approximate Age: 64
Location: Grand Junction, MI (US)
Apr 7, 2012 - Grand Junction, MI (US)
Convicted: Almost 350 dogs, 12 cats, 2 birds rescued
Sentence: The judge told George Army Burke, 64, and Cheri Rae Burke, 64, psychological evaluations of them and their known behavior fit the diagnosis to a tee. He sentenced each to 60 days in jail and two years of probation for one count each of failure to care for animals. The misdemeanor was punishable by up to a year in jail and a $2,000 fine. During probation they will not be able to possess animals. The pair will also have to submit themselves to counseling from Allegan County Community Mental Health and random searches by police, animal control or parole officers.