Wheatland dog breeder pleads guilty to 1 count of animal abuse
FARGO — A Wheatland man charged with neglecting about 170 dogs at an apparent puppy mill at his rural home has pleaded guilty in the case.
The defense attorney for Darcy Darrell Smith, 51, entered an Alford plea to one count of Class A misdemeanor animal abuse on Smith’s behalf at a hearing Wednesday in Cass County District Court.
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