Farm Worker Found Guilty of Animal Abuse

26 July 2013, at 1:42am

US - One person has been found guilty and sentenced for animal abuse at Wyoming Premium Farms.

Evidence provided by The Humane Society of the United States has been used in the trial against Jarrod Barney Juarez, who was convicted of one count of animal cruelty following a trial this week.

He was accused of abusing a piglet at a farm that was, at the time of the investigation, supplying pigs to Tyson Foods.

Mr Juarez was sentenced to a fine, court costs, a suspended 30-day jail sentence and six months of probation.

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