FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Fayette County couple is facing animal cruelty charges.
According to Sheriff Mike Fridley, On Tuesday, Fayette County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a home on Armstrong Creek Road regarding a health and welfare check. The Deputies found 25 cats living in the home, with virtually every surface covered in feces and urine. The conditions were found to be completely deplorable.
Nicolle Knotts and Christopher Knotts were arrested and charged with 25 counts of Animal Cruelty each. They will now await court proceedings.
If you have any information regarding this incident, contact the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department at 304-574-3590 or through our Facebook page “Fayette County Sheriff’s Department,” or you can contact Crime Stoppers of West Virginia at 304-255-STOP. This incident remains under investigation by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department.