Authorities this month seized 168 animals from a Norman property occupied by a pair already charged with dozens of counts of animal cruelty.
According to a search warrant by Norman police, a metropolis animal welfare officer and a state sport warden discovered the animals in want of fast veterinary care within the 5700 block of E. Robinson St on April 12.
Property proprietor Aaron Stachmus, a veterinarian, and his husband Bryson Anglin are already going through 18 felony fees every for animal cruelty from a 2021 investigation. In that case, prosecutors allege the couple improperly housed 354 animals at a property on E Rock Creek Road, lower than two miles from the E. Robinson St. property.
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Stachmus and Anglin pleaded not responsible to the 2021 fees and will likely be again in courtroom for a preliminary listening to in early May.
Norman police haven’t but requested extra fees towards Stachmus and Anglin stemming from the April 12 search warrant.
Some animals had been left on the E. Robinson St. property after the April 12 search warrant as a result of they had been “in good health and being cared for,” based on Lt. Ali Jaffery.
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