Lee County Deputies arrest one for animal neglect

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Lee County deputies seize animals and make one arrest for animal neglect. Photo: Lee Co. Sheriff's office
February 6th, 2020     Featured General News

Lee County, MS – From the Lee County Sheriff’s Office comes a sad tale of animal neglect. Unfortunately, one animal was found to be beyond assistance.

Maridee Glidwell, 44 years of age, was charged with four counts of animal neglect. Her arrest came after the Lee County Sheriff’s office was notified of a group of horses located in a pasture without food. One of the horses was reported to be dead.

Deputies, along with the Tupelo-Lee Humane Society went to the property at CR 1057 to investigate.

Upon arrival, 3 horses were taken. This was in compliance with a seizure order obtained by officers. One horse was found to be deceased from neglect.

The three surviving animals were taken to a facility to be tested and treated as needed.

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