Two Columbia County, Ore., residents have been convicted of 122 counts in the neglect of 170 head of cattle that were rescued two years ago.William Holdner was convicted of 16 counts of first degree animal neglect and 79 counts of second-degree neglect, while Jane Baum was convicted of one count of first-degree neglect and 26 counts of second-degree neglect. They face up to a year in jail and a fine of $6,250 for each first-degree count. For each second-degree count, they face six month in jail and a $2,500 fine for each count of neglect, Lynne Terry reported for The Oregonian.
The cattle were rescued during a joint investigation by the Oregon Humane Society and the Columbia Country Sheriff's Office.
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