El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Arrests Suspect in Animal Neglect Case
On Thursday, August 8, 2018, deputies from the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Rural Enforcement and Outreach Unit (REO) executed a search warrant in the 7700 block of Stockholm Grove in reference to an ongoing investigation into criminally neglected horses. Deputies were assisted by the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region (HSPPR) and Bureau of Animal Protection Agents.
During the investigation seven neglected horses were seized along with the corpses of three dogs. The horses were taken to a nearby boarding facility where they are being medically treated and cared for. Necropsies will be performed on the dogs to try to determine a cause of death.
Mindy Danskin, DOB: 06/27/79, was booked into the Criminal Justice Center Jail on three Felony counts of Aggravated Cruelty to Animals and seven Misdemeanor counts of Cruelty to Animals Neglect/Mistreat.