A Hanna resident charged after RCMP recovered eight dogs from a motel room in Innisfail this summer has been denied bail while her case proceeds through the courts.
 
Karin Adams was arrested on July 17 after Mounties received a complaint from a guest at the motel. She was also charged with impersonating a peace officer after a woman complained that someone claiming to be law enforcement tried to seize her dog.

The matter was held over until September 18 in Red Deer Provincial Court.

Adams' daughter Catherine is awaiting sentencing on animal crue lty charges from 2016 in Oyen and will be sentenced at the Drumheller Provincial Court on November 2.

Both women are banned from owning animals in British Columbia for 20 years after being convicted in an abuse casethere in 2015.

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