HENDERSON COUNTY -- Arrests were made after a report of animals living in "unsanitary conditions" at two seperate residences.
Deputies with the Department of Henderson County Animal Enforcement did a welfare check in a home on Old Spartanburg Road and found 13 kittens and 7 adult cats in inhumane, unhealthy conditions.
Zachery Hensley, 19, of Hendersonville, charged with one misdeamenor animal cruelty is held under a $750 bond.
Susan McCormick, 49, also of Hendersonville, is charged with one misdemenor animal cruelty and one misdeamenor of contributing to the deliquency of a minor by neglect, was released on a $500 bond.
The deputies did a welfare check at a residence on Jim Collins Dr and found 24 dogs and one catl living in unhealthy and unsanitary conditions. Warrants for Stacie Hill, 44, of Hendersonville are pending, one count misdemeanor animal cruelty and Sharon Hill, 53, one misdemeanor animal cruelty. Both have been issued $1,700 total for interfering with an animal enforcement officer and for mistreatment of an animal, also for keeping animals in excess of animal companion limit permit.
Editor's note: A criminal charge is an accusation, by law, a person accused of a crime is innocent until proven in a court of law.