Charges dismissed for two people accused of animal cruelty

Posted at 3:14 PM, Feb 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-19 08:50:19-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Charges issued in an animal cruelty case were dismissed in court on March 18.

35-year-old William Charles Wakefield and 45-year-old Susan Rene Kauffman Ennis had warrants that were issued on October 29, 2018 for misdemeanor animal cruelty. In court all charges related to cruelty to animals were dismissed.

Animal Control previously said said officials responded to the 1400 block of  Bridle Creek Blvd., in Virginia Beach to serve warrants on unrelated charges.

A female dog was found inside the residence in poor condition after an eviction. The dog was missing hair and had a skin condition, officials said.

The dog has since been adopted by a new family.