Three people were arrested last week stemming from a string of outstanding warrants relating to animal cruelty, according to a Warren County Sheriff’s Office news release by Maj. Mike Arnold.
Arnold states that the arrests began about 10:52 a.m. Jan. 23 when a car driven by Lucretia Dollarhyde, 35, of Front Royal, was pulled over in a traffic stop on South Royal Avenue.
The release states she was arrested on counts of driving under the influence, providing a false identity to police and driving with a suspended license. She was also arrested on outstanding warrants that included four charges of inadequate care of a companion animal, one count of animal abandonment and one count of animal cruelty.
The release states that the passenger in the car, Sherman Averett Jr., 36, of Front Royal, was arrested on outstanding warrants that included three counts of inadequate care of a companion animal and one charge of animal abandonment.
Alyssa Dollarhyde, 35, of Manassas, was subsequently arrested during a traffic stop by the Front Royal police on outstanding warrants that included eight counts of inadequate care of a companion animal, two charges of animal abandonment, one count of failing to have a county dog tag, one count of failing to get a rabies vaccination, and one count of animal cruelty.
The release states that Lucretia Dollarhyde was transported to Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail and is being held without bond. Averett was released from RSW after posting a $1,500 secured bond. Alyssa Dollarhyde was released on a $1,000 secured bond.
The Dollarhydes are due to appear at 2:15 p.m. March 27 in Warren County General District Court. Averett is due at 10 a.m. Feb. 13 in Warren County General District Court.
The release states that anyone with further information should contact Lt. Charles Bockey of the Sheriiff’s Office at 540-635-4128. Bockey could not be reached for further details.