Fulton police rescue about 80 animals from home

1 year 3 weeks 3 days ago Thursday, July 26 2018 Jul 26, 2018 Thursday, July 26, 2018 5:20:00 PM CDT July 26, 2018 in News
By: Blake Sammann, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

FULTON - Police rescued around 80 animals from a home in the 600 block of Grand Avenue in Fulton Thursday. 

Acting on a tip, Police Chief Steve Myers said, officers rescued chickens, hedgehogs, dogs, hamsters, pigeons, rabbits, quail, lambs, guinea pigs, guineas, snakes and unhatched eggs.

Myers said the animals will be taken to a shelter to get the care they need.

Police cited 50-year-old Fulton resident Melissa Baxter for animal abuse and neglect.

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