More charges for Chesterfield pet owner

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Patti Wheeler has been charged with four counts of animal cruelty, three counts of failure to dispose of dead companion animals, failure to obtain a kennel license and destruction of property.

The charges stem from the removal of more than 50 cats and four dogs from her residence in the 4500 block of Treely Road on May 14.

Wheeler, 52, is scheduled to appear for a pre-trial hearing in Chesterfield County General District Court at 11 a.m. today.

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