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March 25 2016

Man arrested for death and torture of puppy found in Willow Grove: Police

Man arrested for death and torture of puppy found in Willow Grove: Police

Upper Darby Police

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A man has been arrested by Montgomery County police for the death of a puppy that was found abandoned in a container wrapped in plastic earlier this month, police said.
 
The man has been identified by police as 20-year-old Charles McCafferty IV of Lansdale and faces animal cruelty charges. He was the owner of the deceased Staffordshire Terrier.
 
Police said they found the 6-month to 1-year-old dog in an area near Welsh Road near Blair Mill Road in Willow Grove on March 9. 
 
“She was discovered inside a metal cage which was had been wrapped in plastic and sealed with tape,” police wrote in a Facebook post. “Pieces of drywall were used as the bedding for the crate.”
 
According to 6ABC, a $5,000 reward was offered to whoever provided information leading to an arrest, but that there is no word whether the money has been awarded to anyone. 
 

Warning: Graphic Content:The UDPD & Montgomery County SPCA are investigating the torture and disposal of a dog in the...

Posted by Upper Dublin Township Police Department on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Matt Lee is a web producer for Metro New York. He writes about almost everything and anything. Talk to him (or yell at him) on Twitter so he doesn’t feel lonely: @off_Yellow.

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