Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Alberta Man Banned from Having Animals Charged with Animal Cruelty

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Alberta Man Banned from Having Animals Charged with Animal Cruelty

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Man banned from owning animals facing charges

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REDWATER, Alta. - An Alberta man who police say was under several court orders not to own animals is facing several animal cruelty charges.

Redwater RCMP say it and Alberta Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals went into a residence in Sturgeon County on Dec. 15.

They found nine pit bulls in kennels in various stages of medical distress -- some had injuries to their faces and legs and had signs of being malnourished, while one was found dead outside.

Edmonton Humane Society officers brought the animals to its shelter.

Justin Lawrence Iverson, 30, of Edmonton, is charged with five counts of cruelty to animals and five counts of causing injury to animals. …

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