Johnson County
Sheriff's Office
Clarksville, Arkansas
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Suspects in Suspected Puppy Mill Case Charged

2 Lamar residents, Christine Yarrington, age 60 and Lynn Burkett, age 51 were arrested on Thursday, October 29 on charges stemming from the seizure of a suspected puppy mill located on their property on County Road 2621 on October 6. Both were charged with 8 counts of Aggravated Cruelty to Animals (Class D Felony). Both appeared before Circuit Judge Bill Pearson on Friday, October 30 where their bonds were set at $5000.00 each cash/commercial with an initial court date of November 6. As a condition of their bond, both were ordered not to have animals in their possession.