Rock Valley Man Charged With Animal Negligence

Date posted - March 30, 2013

BolksRock Valley, Iowa — A Rock Valley man was arrested and charged with animal negligence after an investigation by the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff’s Officials report that the investigation into the incident began on Saturday, March 23. That afternoon, deputies investigated a report of animal negligence that occurred at a residence southeast of Rock Valley.

Upon further investigation, deputies determined that 80-year-old Harvey Bolks of Rock Valley allegedly illegally disposed of animals that belonged to another person.

As a result of the investigation, on Thursday, March 28, Bolks was arrested and charged with three counts of animal negligence.

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