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Erskine woman sentenced in hunting-dog cruelty case

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CROOKSTON -- A woman accused of mistreating hunting dogs in rural Erskine was ordered Monday to serve 10 days in jail and a year on probation.


Rebecca Rae Thompson, 34, pleaded guilty to 29 misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty.

On June 29, authorities seized 29 hunting dogs from Soaring Eagle Setters, a dog-breeding operation run by Thompson and Mikki Jay Johnson.

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