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Vergas 19-year-old charged in horse neglect case

Billy Vance Tamkins, 19, of Vergas, was charged with mistreatment of animals last Friday in Otter Tail County District Court.

The charges stem from a report in February of neglected horses in rural Vergas.

Tamkins’ next court appearance has been scheduled for June 10.

Tom Hintgen, Otter Tail County Correspondent