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Marti gets probation on cat charges
MONROE - Delores Marti, accused of hoarding 50 cats and dozens more deceased animals in a house along the 1100 block of 19th Street in Monroe, received six years of probation for charges of mistreating animals. Marti, a 78-year-old woman now living in Freeport, pleaded no contest to charges of animal mistreatment and imprisonment in Green County Circuit Court on Thursday. She was sentenced to a total of 72 months of probation and fined $10,000.