Three arrests made after dozens of animals removed from animal rescue in Vermillion County

Photos provided by Vermillion County Jail
Photos provided by Vermillion County Jail

VERMILLION COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) – Three arrests have been made in connection with an animal neglect case in Vermillion County.

We first reported on this Monday. Officials reported cats, dogs and birds were removed from ‘deplorable conditions.’

Sheriff Mike Phelps reports they began investigating the “Troll Keep Kitty Haven Animal Rescue” in Dana after receiving phone calls from concerned pet owners.

A total of 56 cats, 26 birds and 10 dogs were removed.

Officials report Bonnie Hanning, Shannon Childress and Lorene Childress have all been arrested in connection with this case. They were taken to the Vermillion County Jail for a warrant of cruelty to animals.