Friday, June 27, 2014
AIKEN, SC (WRDW)- An Aiken County woman was arrested for ill treatment of animals and ticketed for unsanitary conditions.
Officials say Cottie Ledford was arrested Wednesday night after a neighbor called about a dead dog under Ledford's trailer.
Bobby Arthurs with Aiken County Animal Control said when they got to Ledford's home, they found six other malnourished dogs inside. Then, one of the dogs died while being transported to Animal Control.
The dogs are expected to fully recover, according to Aiken County Animal Control. The dogs are not up for adoption at this time because they are part of an investigation.
Ledford has a history of other charges against her.
Have information or an opinion about this story? Click here to contact the newsroom.
Copyright WRDW-TV News 12. All rights reserved. This material may not be republished without express written permission.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.