2 charged in Cherokee County for animal cruelty

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GAYLESVILLE, Ala. (WIAT) — The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department arrested two individuals accused of animal cruelty.

Roseanna F. Mills, 52, and Dawson M. Baxter, 21, were charged with animal cruelty and interfering with governmental operations.

52-year-old Roseanna F. Mills.
21-year-old Dawson M. Baxter.

According to the sheriff’s office, Animal Control seized several canines, goats and a horse that were found to be “neglected and in unfit condition.”

Both Mills and Baxter were taken into custody and booked at the Cherokee County Detention Center.

No other information has been released at this time. The investigation is still ongoing.

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