More Details On Fulton Animal Rescue

The Fulton Police Department is releasing more details on an animal rescue that took place in the 600 block of Grand Street yesterday [Thursday] afternoon.

According to the police, there was a total of 137 animals taken from the home, that is now condemned.

The animals included 57 quail, 41 chickens, 2 lambs and 5 hedgehogs, as well as dogs, parakeets, a bearded dragon and a snake.

Also found in the home were 6 dead animals. Four were rabbits and 2 were chickens.

Fifty year old Melissa Baxter was issued a citation for animal abuse and neglect.

The rescued animals are being evaluated for any medical conditions.

The investigation is ongoing, and further charges are pending.

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