Animal cruelty on the rise

KINGSLEY — Despite its scope, the animal abandonment case discovered in Kingsley in July, in which at least 38 animals were removed from a Voice Road residence and two people were arrested, is not an anomaly according to state and local records. Incidences of animal cruelty reported to the Michigan State Police rose 575 percent ...

Carroll County grand jury returns animal cruelty indictments

Two Carroll Countians were indicted Thursday on multiple counts of animal cruelty. A Carroll County grand jury indicted Tara Neutzler and Donald Schoenfeld, no ages or addresses available, on 34 counts of aggravated cruelty to animals, 118 counts of cruelty to animals, two counts of aggravated child neglect or endangerment and two counts of criminal ...

360 malnourished birds rescued from rural Nevada County store, 58 found dead

Nevada County Animal Control recovered hundreds of abused birds from a farm supply store outside Grass Valley last Thursday, the sheriff’s office announced Monday. Approximately 360 birds rescued from Simply Country feed store in Rough and Ready are being treated for starvation and checked for disease, said Lt. Sam Brown of the Nevada County Sheriff’s ...