Seized horses have cost Cherokee County $25K

Cherokee County officials seized these two horses from their owner almost one year ago. After being cared for at Double 00 Farm in Tuskeegee, the horses could be returned to their owner if a ‘not guilty’ verdict is returned in the upcoming trial. Photo by Matthew Osborne/Cherokee Scout
Murphy – Cherokee County taxpayers are on the hook for more than $25,000 to care for horses seized in an animal cruelty case. The latest invoice approved by county commissioners on Tuesday, Sept. 3…

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