N. Webster man arrested during summer on charges
KTBS 3 News
A Webster Parish man charged this summer with animal cruelty after starving and neglected horses were found on his property has been convicted of one count of animal cruelty.
Charles Blanks, 33, was found guilty Wednesday in Springhill City Court. He’ll return in two weeks for sentencing.
Blanks has 24 hours to surrender any other animals he has in his possession.
The charge is a misdemeanor. A felony would have been preferred by animal rescuers who took care of the horses after they were seized.
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