On December 8, 2020 Adam Wiseman pleaded guilty in Strathmore Provincial Court to one count under the Animal Protection Act 2(1) of causing animals to be in distress. In February 2020, Alberta SPCA Peace Officers attended a rural property in Wheatland County with a search warrant to inspect the condition of numerous animals potentially in distress. At that time, approximately 65 animals of numerous species were taken into protective custody, including horses, goats, pigs and rabbits.
As part of his sentence. Adam Wiseman was fined $1,000 and the Alberta SPCA has the right to inspect Mr. Wiseman’s property, without warrant, for a period of 10 years.