Odessa woman accused of animal cruelty
Southard enters not guilty plea
Last updated 3/11/2021 at 4:42pm
ODESSA — A woman with an address here was arrested and released from Lincoln County Jail on March 2 on a charge of animal cruelty after appearing in Lincoln County Superior Court.
Rebekah Southard, 26, entered a not-guilty plea March 2 on three counts of animal cruelty. She is accused of being criminally negligent toward three dogs to the point of starvation, according to county clerk records.
Through charging documents, Prosecuting Attorney Adam Walser is accusing Southard of criminal negligence and starving the three dogs – named Beau, Duke and Mia, “and as a result caused substanti...