A Clark County man faces some serious charges after the Sheriff makes a disturbing discovery on a farm.
Calvin Browning was arraigned in Clark County Court Monday on 25 charges of animal cruelty in the 2nd degree and 25 charges of improper disposal of a carcass.
Clark County Sheriff Berl Perdue says he's office made the disturbing discovery at the property Browning rented on Trapp Goffs Corner Road in rural Clark County.
"They found over 20 cattle that were dead and had been pushed over into a ravine or drainage ditch. Some of them were very badly decomposed, " Said Perdue.
The Sheriff says the cattle that were still alive on the property were clearly malnourished.
Authorities say Browning's cattle are now being cared for by his son.
Each charge Browning faces carries a penalty of one year in prison and in all, he is facing 50 charges.
Browning declined comment to 27 NEWSFIRST. He is due back in court on July 14th for a preliminary hearing.
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