WEST POINT, Miss. (WTVA) - A woman pleaded guilty to nine counts of animal cruelty, according to the Clay County sheriff.
Shermia Brownlee pleaded guilty on Sept. 22.
According to Sheriff Eddie Scott, the charges stemmed from the seizure of nine dogs on Sept. 17 at a home on North Beasley Road in the Pheba community.
A judge ordered her to pay $4,680 in fines and restitution.
The sheriff’s department thanked the West Point/Clay County Animal Shelter for help in rescuing the animals.