Individuals charged with animal neglect given until next month to find lawyer

A plea is expected next month for two Chaleur Region residents facing charges under the New Brunswick SPCA Act and Criminal Code of Canada.

Lisa Marjorie Chamberlain and David R. Chiasson each face ten charges relating to investigations in the Middle River area in October of 2020 and in May of this year.

The allegations include failing to provide dogs with suitable or adequate care, keeping dogs in unsanitary conditions as well as failing to provide dogs with adequate medical attention.

The judge adjourned the case until September 27th to give Chamberlain and Chiasson time to secure a lawyer.

Chamberlain is also charged with operating a kennel in without a license in Dieppe and is expected to enter a plea in that case on September 2nd.

(with files from the Northern Light)