Rowell responds to seizure of her dogs
Deborah Beatrice Rowell of Pine River says she only pleaded guilty to an animal neglect charge because she didn’t believe she would get a fair trial, saying she was “blackmailed.”
Rowell, 60, pleaded guilty to one of nine animal neglect charges Oct. 14; the other eight charges were dismissed. Charges included eight misdemeanors and one petty misdemeanor. Rowell pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor.
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