New Berlin woman charged with animal cruelty
NEW BERLIN, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Chenango County woman has been charged with animal cruelty after dead and malnourished animals were found on her property. According to the Chenango County Sheriff's Office, Valeria A. Goude, 47, of New Berlin has been charged with cruelty to animals. Authorities say a search warrant was executed on her property in the Town of New Berlin with the assistance of Compassionate Care Veterinarians. Members of the Chenango County Sheriff's Office located dead and malnourished animals on the property. Goude was arrested and released with terms of conditions being that she allow inspections by a Veterinarian with members of the Chenango County Sheriff's Office. Authorities said the investigation is ongoing.