Sherri Brunzell mugshot 2017


No. 2014 M6326


Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Taylor Ann Adams


September 22, 2014

10 Horses and 4 llamas seized

14 charges of misdemeanor cruelty to animals – neglect/mistreat

View Search Warrant

Gag Order Issued for Authorities

Pleaded not guilty


May 29, 2015

Convicted at trial

GUILTY of 8 counts of animal cruelty


August 13, 2015


60 days jail

5 yrs probation – during this time BANNED from horse and llama ownership (ban includes possession)


Hearing scheduled – Motion for Retrial



Friday, November 6, 2015 – Brunzell files appeal – posts $10,000 appeals bond (day she was supposed to report to jail)


Brunzell exhausted all appeals.


Hearing scheduled for April 27, 2017

Judge upholds the original sentence. Sherri Brunzell checked into jail by the 7 pm deadline and was booked. 




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