Westerlo woman charged with animal cruelty

July 14, 2017 09:06 AM

WESTERLO -- A Westerlo woman is charged with animal cruelty.

The Albany County Sheriff's Department got a tip about horses living in poor conditions at the home of Tanja Morse on County Route 401.

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When they searched the property they found 16 horses, 56 dogs, 27 chickens, 27 goats and a llama all living in deplorable conditions. Sixteen of the dogs have been taken in by the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society.

Sheriff's investigators have seized some of the other animals.


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