Woman in abuse case refuses to surrender dogs; judge tells her to pay the SPCA’s costs

GERMAN – Appearing in court with the District Attorney’s Office the SPCA again requested the hand over of nearly 40 neglected dogs and again the defendant refused.



Following the appearance, temporary Town of German Judge Nelson Lucier of McDonough, told the defendant that by not handing over the animals, she would be responsible for the SPCA’s costs in caring for them. The woman accused in the case, Barbara Brentana, 51, of Burkholder Road, McDonough, has until next Wednesday, to pay the shelter’s more than $21,000 in costs.


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