ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) – Three folks have been arrested in Floyd County after police discovered the stays of greater than 60 animals and over 130 marijuana vegetation.
Floyd County police stated the invention was made at a house within the former mill village at 926 Second Avenue Extension.
The Floyd County Police Division Environmental Patrol Division patrol was in Shannon on Thursday conducting inspections and follow-ups after a patrol officer seen 35-year-old Stephen Shuler using a mud bike with no helmet.
When police tried to cease Shuler he continued using his bike. Police later discovered Shuler and the bike he was using at a house on Second Avenue Extension.
Based on police, giant bins on the property contained the stays of 63 chickens in varied phases of decay. A mom canine and her puppies have been additionally discovered and displayed extreme indicators of malnutrition.
Animal Management took custody of the canines, in addition to a duck and a hen, police stated.
On the property police additionally discovered a complete of 137 marijuana vegetation in all phases of development.
“The arrests have been made by officers within the space working to scrub up and revive the world with concentrated patrols and call with residents. A earlier operation that focused blight in Lindale was very profitable and officers anticipate the identical return in Shannon,” Floyd County Police Division Sgt. Chris Fincher stated.
35-year-old Stephen Shuler is being held with no bond and has been charged with felony drug fees that embody manufacturing and distributing marijuana, felony aggravated animal cruelty offenses, firearms violations, and several other site visitors offenses.
A number of firearms have been additionally discovered on the property which resulted in extra fees attributable to Shuler being a convicted felon.
Police stated another relations have been additionally arrested attributable to their involvement with the animal and drug offenses.
54-year-old Wendy Shuler has a $15,000 bond for animal cruelty and drug offenses. 56-year-old Darrin Shuler has a $15,000 bond for animal cruelty, drug offenses, and firearm violations.
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