GREEN BAY AREA REGIONAL NEWS: Brown County

UPDATE: Woman accused of leaving dog in hot car sentenced

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WEDNESDAY 9/11/19 6:15 p.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) — The woman whose dog died after being left in a hot car outside Lambeau Field in July pleaded no contest to mistreating an animal causing death Wednesday.

Debbie Rohloff, 55, has now been ordered to volunteer at an animal shelter, according to court officials.

Rohloff’s golden retriever, Kaylee, was pronounced dead at an area animal hospital. Officials say the core temperature of the dog was higher than the hospital thermometer.

Court records show Rohloff was sentenced to one year of probation as well as having to work 50 hours at an animal shelter.

Woman accused of leaving dog in hot car waives preliminary hearing

WEDNESDAY 8/21/19 10:39 a.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) — The woman accused of leaving her dog in a car outside of Lambeau Field waived her preliminary hearing Wednesday.

Court records show 55-year-old Debbie Rohloff of De Pere faces charges of mistreatment of animals causing death, a felony, and intentional failure to provide food for an animal, a misdemeanor.

Green Bay Police say they found a golden retriever locked in a car with the windows up. Police say the windows were up for about three hours.

The dog was pronounced dead at an area animal hospital. Officials say the core temperature of the dog was higher than the hospital thermometer.

Rohloff is scheduled to appear again in court for arraignment on September 16.

TUESDAY 8/6/19 5:34 p.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) — The woman accused of leaving her dog in a car outside of Lambeau Field last month has been charged with a felony and a misdemeanor.

According to public documents, 55-year-old Debbie Rohloff of De Pere has been charged with mistreatment of animals causing death, a felony, and intentional failure to provide food for an animal, a misdemeanor.

On July 11, Green Bay Police say they found a golden retriever locked in a car. Officials say the dog had been in the car with the windows up for about three hours.

The dog was pronounced dead at an area animal hospital. Officials say the core temperature of the dog was higher than the hospital thermometer.

Rohloff was released on a signature bond Tuesday. She is set to appear in court again for a preliminary hearing on August 21.

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