ELKINS, W.Va (WBOY). – Deputies arrested a Randolph County woman on animal cruelty charges, WBOY reports.
According to the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office, Deborah Jones, of Mill Creek, is being charged with 44 counts of animal cruelty.
Deputies, along with the Randolph County Humane Officer, investigated at Jones’ house, and later seized 26 dogs, 11 birds, and 7 cats because of the conditions in which they were maintained, according to the sheriff’s office.
The Randolph County Humane Society provided assistance in the removal, transport, and housing of the animals, according to the sheriff’s office.
Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office at 304-636-2111.