Location: Dimock, SD (US)
Mar 2, 2005 - Dimock, SD (US)
Convicted: Puppy mill - 67 dogs seized
Sentence: Lee may keep up to nine dogs as pets, but she is barred from commercial breeding for two years. Magistrate Judge Bruce Anderson ordered Lee to pay $75 in fines and $53 in court costs for each count. Glenn Roth, Hutchinson County state's attorney, said the judge also sentenced Lee to 180 days in jail for each count, but the jail time was suspended.
If any of her dogs become pregnant, she must notify the Sioux Falls Area Humane Society. She also must allow court service officers to inspect her property without notice during her two-year probation.... more...