Report of animal neglect: 14 animals dead, 8 seized


PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — On Monday morning, officers discovered 14 animals deceased and eliminated eight from the property following stories of animal neglect close to Scio. 

The Linn County Sheriff’s Office acquired info of animal neglect on Shimanek Bridge Drive, east of Scio. (*14*) had been amassing info for almost per week till they’d sufficient to get a search warrant to enter the realm and take away any uncared for animals.

According to officers, the cows had been in various levels of neglect and a few had even died. There had been a number of animals uncared for for fairly a while. Some had been unable to face with out help, whereas they stood amongst animal carcasses.

There had been 14 animals discovered useless, together with 11 cows, two chickens and one canine. The sheriff’s workplace mentioned they seized six cows and two canine, however one of the cows didn’t make it via the evening.

A veterinarian is working with deputies to assist get the animals on a more healthy path, mentioned officers.

The proprietor, Lynette McConnell was arrested on 20 counts of Animal Neglect within the First Degree and was transported to Linn County Jail.