Payne Charged with 102 Felony Counts of Animal Cruelty

A second warrant was obtained by investigators with the Walton County Sheriff’s office for the arrest of 49 year old Nancy Payne.

Payne turned herself in Wednesday and was arrested for 102 felony counts of animal cruelty.

A second search warrant was also executed at 1426 JW Hollington Road in Freeport, for the remainder of the animals.

8 horses, 2 donkeys and 3 dogs were rescued and have been taken to various locations for temporary custody.

More charges are forthcoming.