Pet sanctuary property owner facing over 150 charges

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The woman in charge of a so-called pet sanctuary in northeastern New Mexico is facing more than 150 charges. 

Back in April, nearly 120 animals were removed from a property in Clayton. The ASPCA said authorities discovered dogs and cats living in deplorable conditions. 

Many of them appeared to be suffering from medical issues, injuries and neglect. 

Now, the property owner, Diane Benedict, is facing 156 charges that include embezzlement, extreme cruelty to animals and failure to vaccinate. 

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