Facebook post leads to south Jersey man's arrest
UPPER PITTSGROVE TOWNSHIP, N.J. - September 15, 2011 (WPVI) -- Facebook postings led to an animal cruelty investigation that culminated with the arrest of a south Jersey man on a weapons charge.
The New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says what it considered to be "disturbing" postings on the social media site caused officials to execute a search warrant in Upper Pittsgrove Township on Tuesday night.
Authorities arrested Ian Barlow.
NJSPCA president Rick Yocum says the group rescued five cats and discovered between 15 and 20 dead cats neatly wrapped in baggies in the freezer. Yocum says a number of animals remain on the property and are being monitored.
Animal cruelty charges are pending.
new jersey, salem county, animal abuse, facebook, crime
- 911 recordings released in Ewing Twp. explosion
- Brief Surge of Mild Air
- Get the 6abc StormTracker app
- WATCH: Action News Online
- Gas leak, evacuations reported in Frankford
- Man,90, dies in Hamilton Township house fire
- Partial house collapse in Strawberry Mansion
- 2 injured in NJ Turnpike crash in Mt. Laurel
- Autopsy results released in death of trooper's wife
- Search for finger-biting mall attack suspects
- Pa. woman born at Burger King seeks birth mom
- Vietnam vet's therapy dog missing in Lehigh Valley
- Photos: 7 recent child porn arrests in Pa.and Del.
- Photos: Thwarted! 10 suspects caught in the act
Most Viewed StoriesMost Viewed Photos