Pending Charges in Brookings as Police Investigate Unsanitary Living Conditions and Animal Complaint

The Brookings Police are investigating an animal complaint that led to pending charges against two individuals on Friday.

Responding to a call near the intersection of 6th Street and 12th Avenue, officers discovered unsanitary living conditions prompting the removal of 12 dogs and a child from the home.

The Department of Social Services and Heartland Veterinary Clinic collaborated in handling the case.