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Woman accused of trying to mail animals in Lethbridge court

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The case against a southern Alberta woman accused of trying to send a kitten and a puppy in the mail… making a brief appearance in a Lethbridge courtroom Tuesday (July 30).

53 year old Jill Marshall was charged in June with two counts of causing an animal to be in distress, under Alberta’s Animal Protection Act.

Vulcan County Enforcement Services says a woman attempted to mail the small animals in a cardboard box at a post office in Milo. The puppy and kitten even had stamps put on them.

Marshall’s lawyer had the case adjourned to August 27 in order to receive disclosure on the matter.

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Sam Borsato

I started my radio career in 2015, shortly after graduating from Lethbridge College. I have a very strong passion for local news.

Proudly born in 1994, I grew up most of my life in Sylvan Lake, AB and I’ve lived in the Lethbridge since 2012. I’m a below average golfer on a good day, I take as many hiking trips to Waterton as possible in the summer and I love my two cats, Outlaw and Jynx, and my dog, Maverick, more than most people I know.

I look forward to providing accurate, timely news coverage in southern Alberta for plenty of years to come!

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