Seized Horses Up for Adoption At SCRAPS - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

Seized Horses Up for Adoption At SCRAPS

Posted: Updated:

PRESS RELEASE FROM SCRAPS: On September 27th  2013, the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service (SCRAPS) was awarded custody of twenty-three horses that had been taken as part of a seizure in West Spokane County on July 20th, 2013. 

On that date, a search warrant had been executed in conjunction with an animal cruelty/neglect investigation.   SCRAPS Animal Protection Officers along with a veterinarian examined the animals on the property and identified the horses that were at risk. 

Currently, nine of the horses have been placed in homes through foster/rescue and three had already been returned to their original owner.  The fourteen remaining horses, which include foals, mares and geldings, can now be adopted through SCRAPS. Interested individuals can apply for adoption through the following process:

  • Filling out a copy of the attached Horse Adoption Application.  The application  is also available by contacting SCRAPS.

Website:  www.spokanecountycounty.org/SCRAPS

Email: scraps@spokanecounty.org

At the shelter:  2521 N. Flora Rd., Spokane Valley, WA  99216

Call:  (509) 477-2532

Once applications are reviewed and approved, interested individuals will be contacted by the Field Operations Manager, Nicole Montano for an appointment. An adoption fee of $125 per horse will be required if selected.

Criminal charges, which include 21 counts of Animal Cruelty in the First Degree and five counts of Transporting or Confining an Animal in an Unsafe Manner are still pending against the defendant, Janice L. Long also known as Jan L. Hickerson, age 48. 

Maximum sentence for a class C felony is 5 years confinement and/or a $10,000 fine.   Maximum sentence for a misdemeanor is 90 days confinement and/or a $1,000 fine.

HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • Top Stories from KHQHomeMore>>

  • Retired Coeur d'Alene teacher home, figuring out bill situation

    Retired Coeur d'Alene teacher home, figuring out bill situation

    Thursday, May 25 2017 9:51 PM EDT2017-05-26 01:51:30 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - A retired Coeur d’Alene teacher is figuring out how to pay off her medical bills after she says she was stuck in a hospital in Mexico. Vikki Moormann is happy to be home. “I’ve spent a lot of time sleeping and trying to relax,” she says. That’s because two weeks ago, she was in Mexico on vacation when she had a medical emergency that landed her in the ICU. She says when she tried to leave, she was told she had 

    More >>

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - A retired Coeur d’Alene teacher is figuring out how to pay off her medical bills after she says she was stuck in a hospital in Mexico. Vikki Moormann is happy to be home. “I’ve spent a lot of time sleeping and trying to relax,” she says. That’s because two weeks ago, she was in Mexico on vacation when she had a medical emergency that landed her in the ICU. She says when she tried to leave, she was told she had 

    More >>
  • Local artist transforms blank wall into something beautiful

    Local artist transforms blank wall into something beautiful

    Thursday, May 25 2017 9:37 PM EDT2017-05-26 01:37:43 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Artist Daniel Lopez is transforming a blank wall in west central into something beautiful. KHQ Local News Photojournalist Tim Blodgett spent the afternoon with Lopez as he worked on his latest project. If you'd like to see the mural in person it's in the West Central neighborhood at Boone and Cochran.

    More >>

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Artist Daniel Lopez is transforming a blank wall in west central into something beautiful. KHQ Local News Photojournalist Tim Blodgett spent the afternoon with Lopez as he worked on his latest project. If you'd like to see the mural in person it's in the West Central neighborhood at Boone and Cochran.

    More >>
  • 'Fix it Fest': city makes fixing streets priority

    'Fix it Fest': city makes fixing streets priority

    Thursday, May 25 2017 9:29 PM EDT2017-05-26 01:29:52 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The city of Spokane is fixing its streets after they launched a $1 million program to repair the damages from the extreme wet weather the city has seen in the last six months. The program is called Fix-it-Fest and is aimed to help repair damaged arterials and potholes. Here are the areas the city has listed to fix: Planned Freya – Empire to Rowan  District 1  Grind & Overlay  Planned SE Blvd – Regal to 29th Ave. District 

    More >>

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The city of Spokane is fixing its streets after they launched a $1 million program to repair the damages from the extreme wet weather the city has seen in the last six months. The program is called Fix-it-Fest and is aimed to help repair damaged arterials and potholes. Here are the areas the city has listed to fix: Planned Freya – Empire to Rowan  District 1  Grind & Overlay  Planned SE Blvd – Regal to 29th Ave. District 

    More >>