Jonisha Williams charged in death of dog tethered outside with no shelter, food, or water

In late July, Montgomery County Animal Care and Control visited the home of 32-year-old Jonisha Janella Williams to find her dog on an extremely short tether outside without shelter or water. She was issued a citation which she refused to sign. On August 9th, Clarksville Police responded to the home at the request of Animal Care and Control, who was already on the scene after a neighbor called about the dog now appearing to be deceased. After confirming no improvement had been made to the animal’s care, and it was now deceased, Officers took Williams into custody and charged her with aggravated animal cruelty. She immediately posted a $10,000 bond via 2nd Chance Bail Bonding and was released from custody.

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Mary Olivia Booker charged with animal cruelty after abandoning dog in Clarksville

52-year-old Mary Booker was booked into jail this week on an outstanding warrant from January, charging her with animal cruelty. It had been reported to animal control that a large breed dog had been abandoned at Booker’s home on Locust Street. For three days, officers attempted to contact Booker about the animal via in-person visits, phone, and email, without success. The dog was considered abandoned and taken into the custody of Animal Control, and a warrant was issued for her arrest.

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Woodlawn woman charged with felony animal cruelty — Sandra Janus

57-year-old Sandra Elaine Janus is free on a $2,500 bond after she says she observed a cat on her property in Woodlawn, grabbed her .22 caliber pistol, and shot it. She is charged with felony aggravated cruelty to animals.

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