A 50-year-old man beforehand charged with three counts of allowing and/or inflicting pointless ache, struggling, or harm to animals, is dealing with 60 further costs.

Ross Andrew Atkinson, of Parkland County, turned himself in to police, RCMP stated Thursday.


He was launched from custody after a bail listening to and is scheduled to seem in Evansburg Provincial Court docket on Jan. 14.

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On Wednesday, Patricia Lynn Moore, 48, was additionally charged with 60 further counts of allowing and/or inflicting pointless ache, struggling, or harm to animals as a part of the Evansburg RCMP’s animal cruelty investigation.

The felony investigation was launched after RCMP obtained reviews of ravenous horses on an acreage close to Entwistle, positioned about 90 kilometres west of Edmonton.

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READ MORE: 52 horses, 6 canine faraway from rural Alberta property linked to animal cruelty case

RCMP stated a complete of 65 horses and 6 canine had been faraway from a rural property on Jan. 8.

“The animals had been alive however in diversified states of well being,” RCMP stated in a Wednesday information launch.

“The animals had been taken to applicable places for care and medical remedy the place required.”

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On Dec. 9, Lauren Nagel — who’s concerned within the equine business — advised International Information on Saturday that again in December, she helped eliminated a horse from the property with an RCMP escort, on behalf of its proprietor.

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She stated she noticed many uncared for and malnourished horses, calling it an “animal hoarding scenario.”

She and her colleague, Brenda Belanger, stated a number of horses have died.

“Very, in a short time from getting into the property, there was numerous canine and horses,” Nagel stated.

“There have been horses that had been severely, severely malnourished that had been very, very, very underweight with seen bones — you may see each single bone in that horse’s physique.

“There have been horses with apparent accidents that hadn’t been taken care of.”

WATCH BELOW: Dozens extra animals have been faraway from a farm west of Edmonton as a part of an ongoing animal cruelty investigation. Fletcher Kent has the newest. (Jan. 8, 2019) 

When International Information reached out to Moore, she would solely say she is going to battle the allegations in court docket.

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READ MORE: Parkland County lady Patricia Moore charged with alleged mistreatment of horses

This isn’t the primary time Moore has confronted costs.

In 2010, three horses had been discovered lifeless and one other 16 had been seized by the SPCA from a property close to Carrot Creek, Alta.

Moore was charged underneath the Animal Safety Act and was convicted of permitting an animal to be in misery in addition to failing to offer sufficient meals and water. Moore was fined $1,500 and was prohibited from proudly owning greater than two horses for 5 years.

— With information from Slav Kornik, International Information.

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