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Animal cruelty charges filed against Fergus County woman

Posted at 7:18 PM, Nov 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-02 21:19:52-04

LEWISTOWN- Roxi Lea Folda is facing charges of animal abuse in Fergus County.

Folda was charged with nine counts of animal cruelty in May. Eight of the charges are felonies.

According to court documents, the abuse took place from January 2018 to May 2018. A goat, a donkey, and several horses died due to not having enough food or water.

Court documents state that Folda knowingly or negligently subjected the animals to mistreatment.

Folda’s trial was originally set for November, but has been continued.

There is no word yet on the re-scheduled trial date.

Story by Margaret DeMarco, MTN News