On Wednesday, /August
27, 2014, at approximately 4:26 P.M., deputies from the Victor Valley Station
responded to the 9000 block of Chickasaw Trail in Lucerne Valley to conduct a follow
up investigation. Deputies discovered six
children and over 60 animals living in the residence under deplorable conditions. The living conditions were unsuited for the
children and the animals. All children
were placed into the custody of the Department of Children and Family Services,
and the animals were placed in the custody of animal control. The animals ranged from dogs, rabbits, and birds.
The parents of the
children, 39-year-old Venus Mills and 38-year-old Ronald Mills, were arrested
for child cruelty and cruelty to animals.
The were booked at the Victorville Jail and are being held on $100,000
Station: Victor Valley Station
Phone No: 760-248-6686
Case No: 071403237