Rockland Man Arrested For Animal Abuse 

A Rockland man has been arrested in connection with the deaths and abuse of several horses in Waldoboro.51-year-old Donald Genthner is charged with seven counts of animal cruelty, and four counts of aggravated animal cruelty.Police believe Genthner recklessly caused the deaths of three horses and mistreated eight others. The property owner alerted police in December of 2009.Four other horses died on the property, but investigators couldn’t determine if that was a result of abuse.