- Associated Press - Friday, January 30, 2015

REDDING, Calif. (AP) - A Northern California woman has pleaded guilty to felony animal cruelty in connection to several starving horses, including one that was near death when it was found.

The Siskiyou County District Attorney’s Office said Friday Eleanor Saenz pleaded guilty in the Siskiyou County Superior Court.

The case against the 67-year-old woman began in 2013, when a neighbor called authorities to report horses that were malnourished and lacking care.

District Attorney Kirk Andrus says Saenz, her husband and her son were charged.

Charges were dropped against her husband because he was a dependent adult and her son, Ronald Saenz, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor animal cruelty Oct. 27.

Eleanor Saenz’s sentencing is set for March 18.


Information from: Record Searchlight, https://redding.com

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide