A Bowen man is facing allegations he breached his duty of care to an animal. Photo: File
A Bowen man is facing allegations he breached his duty of care to an animal. Photo: File

Bowen man facing 15 animal cruelty charges

A Bowen man is facing multiple animal cruelty charges but did not appear in court when the matter was mentioned on Tuesday.

Andrew Lee Silver has been charged with 15 counts of breaching a duty of care to an animal.

The offences are alleged to have occurred on various dates between May 25 and June 10 last year.

RSPCA Mackay regional inspector Emma Abbott briefly mentioned the matter at Bowen Magistrates Court on Tuesday.

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She requested an adjournment as she had not served Mr Silver, 29, with his court documents yet because she was having trouble finding him.

"I have not been able to locate him to serve him at his last known residential address," she said.

Magistrate James Morton adjourned the matter to a date to be fixed.


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