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|Shelter case dismissed|
There will be no charges brought against Winnsboro city workers or officials concerning the treatment of dogs at the city's animal shelter, according to the Franklin Parish District Attorney's Office.
A grand jury that convened Thursday to hear evidence in the case decided that the matter should be dismissed, Franklin Parish Asstistant District Attorney Johnny Boothe said.
"There was a no true bill returned in the case and this puts an end to the criminal investigation," Boothe said.
The grand jury heard evidence from a report by the Louisiana State Police collected in an investigation over allegations that dogs at city holding pens were kept in conditions that violated state law.
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