Dinwiddie, VA—A local woman accused
of animal cruelty towards horses she owned has reached an agreement with prosecutors, which bars her
from buying any animals for two years.
Johnson was charged on ten counts of animal abuse, after malnourished, gaunt
horses were seized from her White
Oak Road farm in May.
In total, 94 horses were
taken from her and placed in better homes. Many of the horses have since
recovered, and their health has improved greatly.
Johnson admitted that there was enough evidence to convict her on the animal
cruelty charges in court Monday morning, she reached an agreement with
Johnson has agreed to forfeit ownership of the horses seized in
May, and she will be barred from owning any animals for the next two years. She
will also pay $15,000 in restitution.
case has been continued for one year. Stay with 8News for updates.
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