MOHAVE COUNTY – A Golden Valley woman, Angela Jeannine Shubert, has been arrested after Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a request for an animal welfare check and founding several starving and one dead horse.
Shubert was charged with 11 counts of felony Animal Cruelty.
According to the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office, on the afternoon of Wednesday, February 19, while en route to check on the animals in the 5600 block of Lead St. in Golden Valley, deputies were made aware that ten horses were on site with one horse being dead.
Deputies found several small enclosures created with posts and a single wire strand. The food and water buckets were empty. Deputies found three of the horses to be in a severe state of malnutrition, with the remaining horses being in various states of emaciation.
Shubert, was not on scene, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
On Thursday, February 20, Shubert was arrested and taken into custody.
The ten horses were seized and removed from the property by a local horse rescue, Caring Hearts for Horses. Three dogs were also removed from the property by Animal Control Officers.
The Sheriff’s Office advises that anyone wanting to donate to the care of these horses can contact Stockton Hill Feed & Pet for more information.