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Dogs seized in Pine River animal cruelty case

Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports that the Cass County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant on July 16 in the City of Pine River, pursuant to an ongoing investigation of animal cruelty. During the search, 102 dogs and 29 puppies were seized.      

The search warrant was conducted by the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Animal Humane Society, the Pine River Police Department and Heartland Animal Rescue Team.      

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is continuing their investigation with the Animal Humane Society.   

Formal charges are pending.

Becca Clemens
After graduating high school in 2004, I attended Central Lakes College in Staples, MN for 2 years where I got a diploma in Communication Art and Design. I then transfered up to Bemidji State University in, you guessed it, Bemidji, MN. In the spring of 2009, I graduated from BSU. Then in the fall of 2009 I got a job at Echo Publishing, a sister company to the Brainerd Dispatch.