Clay County woman pleads guilty to 9 counts of animal cruelty


CLAY COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – A Clay County woman pleads guilty to nine counts of animal cruelty.

Shermia Brownlee was ordered to pay more than 46 hundred dollars in fines and restitution for the guilty plea.

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Nine dogs were seized back on September 17th at a North Beasley Road property, in Pheba.

A portion of the money she paid went to the West Point – Clay County Animal Shelter.

Sheriff Eddie Scott encourages anyone to report animal cruelty to his office.

Brownlee was never booked in jail and did not have a mugshot made.