Mustang returned to confessed animal hoarder
By TAMMI KATE LEDFORD
A hearing to decide the fate of the horses seized by the Dallam County Sheriff’s Office from Kerri Arroyo was held on Tuesday, January 29 in front of Justice of the Peace, Rita Little. Judge Little returned the gray mustang to Arroyo’s custody stating, “all were taken for adoption or auction, but the mustang.” The grey mustang was being cared for by a citizen who volunteered his assistance with the neglected animals. Judge Little explained that she told Arroyo, “You will be watched very closely.” Arroyo picked up the horse from its fostered location on Tuesday, January 29. In addition, Arroyo was ordered to pay $1000 to the Dallam County Sheriff’s Office for reimbursement of feed and hay for the horses. “Max Morris has done a tremendous job on this,” stated Dallam County Sheriff. Bruce Scott.
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