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September 6, 2018
Authorities from Pierce County and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals were present Wednesday, Sept. 6, at a County Road BB property in the town of Gilman. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Suspected dogfighting, cockfighting operation discovered in Pierce County
September 6, 2018 - 11:19am
October 25, 2017
Stuart Earl West sits in a Pierce County courtroom Oct. 25, 2017, prior to closing arguments. The jury deliberated more than six hours before delivering 62 guilty verdicts on 125 charges related to the treatment of dogs in 2016. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimedia
West found guilty on 62 counts in puppy mill case
October 25, 2017 - 10:27pm
Pierce County District Attorney Sean Froelich points to a photograph Oct. 25, 2017, during closing arguments in the jury trial of Stuart West, who is charged with 125 counts related to treatment of dogs in 2016. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimedia
Jury deliberates on alleged puppy mill case
October 25, 2017 - 2:30pm
December 30, 2016
Dogs removed from a Pierce County man's home earlier this year will now be avaialble for adoption. (Submitted photo courtesy of Animal Humane Society)
Top 10 news stories of 2016: No. 6 Puppy mill case turned up squalor, criminal charges
December 30, 2016 - 3:06pm
April 25, 2016
Authorities in Pierce County seized 48 dogs from a breeding facility Friday morning, according to a release from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. The dogs were taken to the Animal Humane Society in Golden Valley, Minn., for treatment. (Photo courtesy of ASPCA).
UPDATE: Elmwood man jailed after breeding facility investigated
April 25, 2016 - 8:14am