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    3 Horses seized in Morrison

    Jefferson County, CO. – On April 11, 2014, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office investigators and animal control officers served a search warrant at 17346 Forest Ave. in Morrison regarding an on-going investigation of suspected mistreatment of 3 horses.

    A veterinarian assessed the horses, and determined they were in poor condition and had significant health issues. The horses were taken to a horse rescue facility in the south metro area.

    On May 21, 2013, 18 horses were seized at the same location. The owners, Gary and Sandra Norman pled guilty to misdemeanor animal cruelty In January, 2014 regarding those seizures. The 3 horses seized on Friday were being housed on their property, but they are not the owners nor were they responsible for the care of the horses. Charges against the Normans are not anticipated at this time.

    The owners of the 3 horses are yet to be identified pending possible charges.

    Jacki Kelley
    Public Information Director

    Mark Techmeyer
    Public Information officer

    April 12, 2014