Hamilton woman pleads guilty to 13 counts of animal cruelty

By Monroe Journal

HAMILTON – Cindy Ann House, 40, of Hamilton, appeared in Monroe County Justice Court on Thursday, June 27, where she plead guilty to 13 counts of Animal Cruelty.

In March, Monroe County Deputies responded to a residence at 40119 Center Hill Road where approximately 100 dogs and several cats were living in deplorable circumstances. The animals were removed by Amory Humane Society for evaluation and treatment.

Judge Robert Fowlkes ordered House to pay a $15,179.75 fine and to pay restitution to Monroe County in the amount of $5,800. House also received a 90 day suspended sentence.