Fayette County woman arrested on animal cruelty charges

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FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. (WVVA) A Fayette County woman was arrested over the weekend on animal cruelty allegations.

Candice L. Adkins, 23 of Oak Hill, was arrested for abandoning a dog in a home for an extended period of time, resulting in the dog starving to death.  She was arraigned the following day by the Fayette County  Magistrate’s Office.

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Department is asking anyone with information regarding this incident tocontact the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department at 304-574-3590, or through our Facebook page “Fayette County Sheriff’s Department,” or you can contact Crime Stoppers of West Virginia at 304-255-STOP.

This incident remains under investigation by Deputy First Class R.G. Gipson of the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department.

Annie Moore

Annie Moore

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