POSTED: Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 1:07pm
UPDATED: Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 1:08pm
City of Longview News Release
Longview, TX --- At an animal disposition hearing held today, City of Longview Municipal Court Judge Larry Merriman ordered that two dogs seized by Longview Animal Control officers be turned over immediately into the care and custody of the Humane Society of Northeast Texas.
Three dogs were seized on October 25, 2010, when Longview Animal Control officers responded to a welfare complaint at a residence located in the 500 block of Idylwood Drive. One of the three dogs died shortly after being picked up by the animal control officers.
All investigation findings from the City of Longview Animal Control Department will be turned over to the Gregg County District Attorney's office for consideration of possible criminal animal cruelty charges.