Manistee County Man Sentenced To Jail For Neglecting Animals

A man who neglected close to 30 animals will spend some time in jail.

In October, the Manistee County Sheriff’s Department rescued 26 dogs and 3 horses from a Marilla Township home.

Darrin Pickard and Brittanie Wiggins-Pickard live at the home.

Darrin pleaded guilty to neglect of two or three animals.

On Friday, he was sentenced to 60 days in jail and 2 years probation.

His wife, Brittanie Wiggins-Pickard is set for trial next month.