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Shallotte duo arrested on animal cruelty charges

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By Staff Report

A Shallotte duo is accused of animal cruelty.

Ian Connor Mecklenburg, 31, and Anjanette Catherine Shannon, 34, both of Kinglet Drive, were arrested March 28. Mecklenburg and Shannon were each charged with eight misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty.

Warrants show Mecklenburg and Shannon deprived six cats and two dogs of “necessary sustenance” on March 28.

Mecklenburg and Shannon were booked in the Brunswick County Detention Facility March 28 and released the same day on $5,000 bail each.