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Bismarck Twp Woman Gets Jail Time and Probation For Neglecting Animals

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A Northern Michigan woman learned her punishment for abusing animals on her property.

Christine Thompson was accused of neglecting more than 30 horses, 5 dogs, and 3 pigs on her property in Presque Isle County's Bismarck Township.

Wednesday morning, Thompson was sentenced to one day in jail, which is covered by time already served.

She was also sentenced 18 months probation, during which she may keep a few family pets, but can't get any more.