Animal cruelty charges filed

Posted at 10:44 PM, Apr 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-19 23:44:12-04

156 charges of mistreating animals have been filed against a 52 year old Crandon woman.  In March, the Forest county Sheriff's Department called in the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to help them remove more than 40 animals from a property near Crandon, including 14 horses and 30 wolf-dog hybrids.  Today prosecutors officially filed charges against Patricia Kirker, most are misdemeanors, but six of  the charges are felonies.  Her preliminary hearing is set for May 3rd.