A La Plata County woman charged in a massive animal abuse case who violated the terms of her probation by possessing animals won’t face any new penalties, but must undergo more extensive mental health treatments.
Elizabeth and Jeffery Jackson were charged with more than 100 counts of animal cruelty after animals were found on their property living in cages filled with urine and feces, lacked access to food and water, and had injuries that went untreated.
Ultimately, the Jacksons struck a plea agreement that called for three years’ probation, during which time the couple were not allowed to have animals in their possession.
This summer, however, authorities were alerted the Jacksons once again had animals on their property. A search on Aug. 5 found several animals, including dogs, cats, horses and goats, according to court documents.
This fall, the Jacksons had their probations revoked and were ordered to undergo
Chad Daybell, the husband of Lori Vallow, will stand trial for charges of concealing evidence after Vallow’s two children were found dead on his property, an Idaho judge ruled Tuesday.
Judge Faren Z. Eddins found that after a two-day preliminary hearing, the state had shown probable cause and scheduled an arraignment for Aug. 21 in district court. Daybell faces four felony counts in the complex case that spans multiple states and includes several suspicious deaths.
Vallow’s children, Tylee Ryan and JJ Vallow, were found dead on Daybell’s property in June; nobody has been charged with their deaths. Vallow is expected to face a preliminary hearing on similar charges next week.
The case has attracted national attention because of the couple’s alleged doomsday beliefs.
At issue in the case against Daybell are allegations that he sent text messages in an effort to conceal Tylee’s body, lied to police about his
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