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  • Animal Cruelty Investigation at City of Crowley Animal Shelter

    August 23, 2012 11:26 PM

    Crowley Police confirm an investigation at the City of Crowley Animal Shelter dealing with possible animal cruelty. The shelter is separate from the Acadia Parish Animal Shelter and is located at 220 Jack Mitchell in Crowley. As of Thursday night, Police Chief KP Gibson said they are investigating possible... more »
  • Couple wanted in animal cruelty case

    July 3, 2012 8:44 AM

    DONALDSONVILLE, La. (AP) - Ascension Parish sheriff's deputies say arrest warrants have been issued for a Donaldsonville couple accused of abusing dogs and participating in dog fighting. The Advocate reports the warrants were issued Monday for 24-year-old Brittany Ward and 28-year-old Joseph Duncant. Deputies say the pair will be booked... more »
  • Marksville official booked with animal cruelty

    May 23, 2012 7:48 AM

    MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) - A Marksville city councilman is out on bond after being arrested Friday for neglecting his horses. Avoyelles Parish Sheriff Doug Anderson tells The Town Talk Elliot Jordan was booked with public intimidation, resisting an officer, cruelty to animals and posted a $2,500 bond after police investigated... more »
  • Two Animal Cruelty Investigations Involve Ville Platte Resident

    July 19, 2011 7:27 PM

    A Ville Platte resident is the center of not just one, but two animal cruelty investigations. It started with dogs, but livestock may be suffering too. Evangeline Parish Sheriff's investigators rescued three horses and one donkey from Calvin Freeman's property. Jeff Dorson with the Lousisiana Humane Society said, he's... more »
  • 14 dogs euthanized, Ville Platte man charged with animal cruelty

    July 18, 2011 10:39 PM

    A Ville Platte man faces 14-counts of animal cruelty and more charges could follow. Deputies say an anonymous tip led them to a home on 5th St. in Ville Platte where they removed 20 dogs. Investigators say all of them were found in poor condition and in need of immediate... more »
  • Animal Cruelty & Drug Arrest in Breaux Bridge

    November 10, 2010 11:54 AM

    Agents with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office executed a warrant in the 1400 block of Breaux Bridge High School Road. While the warrant was being executed, agents recovered 60 lbs. of marijuana, several prescription pills, a handgun, packing materials and a scale. Additionally, 24 dogs were confiscated along with... more »
  • Animal Cruelty Cases Rise in Acadia Parish

    May 19, 2010 5:39 PM

    In recent weeks, Acadia Parish animal welfare workers have seen a noticeable increase in the number of abuse calls. They blame the tough economic times. 33 cats were rescued from deplorable conditions in Iota. Many were living in feces-covered rabbit cages, others were cooped up in a house filled with... more »
  • Rayne man arrested in animal cruelty case

    April 30, 2010 7:23 AM

    RAYNE, La. (AP) A 40-year-old Rayne man has been arrested after several animals were found poisoned near local crawfish ponds. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sgt. Chris Carpenter tells The Advertiser that Richard L. Doucet was charged Wednesday with five counts of cruelty to animals. He was booked into... more »
  • 2 booked on cruelty to animals

    April 12, 2010 7:45 AM

    RICHWOOD, La. (AP) Richwood police have arrested two people suspected of mistreating animals. The News-Star reports that 22-year-old Darrel Stevenson and 24-year-old Courtney Profit, both of Monroe, were booked into Ouachita Correctional Center Saturday for cruelty to animals and simple criminal damage to property. Profit was also booked on three... more »
  • Animal Cruelty Investigation

    February 26, 2010 7:19 PM

    A St. Mary Parish rancher is under investigation after complaints of animal cruelty. Between 15 and 20 livestock were found dead, and as many as 200 others are being medically evaluated. When asked about the condition of the livestock on his ranch, owner Freddie Sellers replied, "they're in good condition."... more »
  • Couple booked on animal cruelty counts

    October 28, 2009 7:18 AM

    WALKER, La. (AP) Livingston Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested a couple on nine counts of animal cruelty. After receiving a complaint, deputies served a search warrant Monday where they found a number of dogs "left unattended in deplorable conditions." Deputies say some of the animals were chained to a fence;... more »

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