Charges pending in Page County cattle neglect case


November 28th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

The Page County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday, that charges are pending against a Clarinda man, as an investigation in underway into the neglect of cattle in rural Page County. Sheriff Lyle Palmer says the investigation, which remains ongoing, began Saturday, following a report of animal neglect at 2773 X Avenue. During the course of the investigation over a period of several days, authorities consulted a veterinarian, who determined 17 cows, 1 bull and 15 calves, which were located on property owned by Kiel Martin Brittain, of Clarinda,  were severely malnourished.

The animals were seized. Additional information will be released by authorities when charges are filed.