A Chandler girl was arrested Thursday in Henderson County on animal cruelty prices just after police say officers rescued 67 pet dogs from her trailer residence.
The Henderson County Sheriff’s Business office explained the dogs were dwelling in feces, urine and unsanitary problems inside of the trailer.
Barbara Ann Ramsey, 65, who lived at the home in the 21000 block of Deer Operate Street, was charged with 11 counts of animal cruelty. She stays in the Henderson County Jail on $49,500 bond.
“We’ve have been on this circumstance for the earlier couple of weeks, and I am thankful to report the success in this significant rescue work,” Sheriff Botie Hillhouse said.
The sheriff’s business reported the investigation into Ramsey commenced Jan. 22 when she was cited for having four vicious animals, and she did not deal with the citations. Far more violations were being uncovered and citations were being issued as the investigation ongoing.
Another person on Thursday described a car dumping a group of canine in the parking whole lot of a fuel station on Point out Highway 31 in Athens.
The Athens Law enforcement Office located a mother dog and 10 puppies and they were taken to Athens Animal Rescue Shelter. Deputy Jarod Mills found Ramsey in Murchison and she was arrested for a website traffic violation, an expired driver’s license.
Ramsey was arrested just after warrants ended up issued, and paperwork was signed to seize the neglected animals. All the canine were taken to the Athens Animal Rescue Shelter.
Hillhouse stated he was grateful for town law enforcement officers in this investigation.
“Half-a-dozen companies and offices below joined in this big rescue,” Hillhouse explained. “It is the major operation of its variety in this County given that I have been in business for the very last 4 a long time.”
Animal manage officers from the Anderson County Sheriff’s Business, Gun Barrel Metropolis, Mabank, Malakoff, Tool, and Chandler Police Departments all aided with the rescue.
The investigation is ongoing, Hillhouse said, and added costs could be filed. A total of 79 puppies were rescued during this a number of company investigation in the past two times.
Marty Irby, executive director at animal protection team Animal Wellness Action, applauded the Henderson County Sheriff’s Business office for their arrest of Ramsey and investigation.
“We applaud the Henderson County Sheriff’s Dept. for their arrest of Barbara Ann Ramsey on animal cruelty costs and hope this sends a robust signal to Texans that animal cruelty will not be tolerated in our modern-working day society,” Irby stated. “For significantly as well extended the U.S. Dept. of Justice has turned a blind eye to animal cruelty crimes, and we hope the Texas Congressional Delegation will join our endeavours to go the Animal Cruelty Enforcement Act that would crack down on this and other varieties of animal abuse.”