Man Facing Animal Cruelty Charges In Indiana County


CBS NEWS. COSBY REMAINS FREE ON $1 MILLION BAIL UNTIL HIS SENTENCING. HE DID HAVE TO FORFEIT HIS PASSPORT AND HE IS NOT ALLOWED TO LEAVE MONTGOMERY COUNTY. NEW AT 6:00, A MAN IS FACING CHARGES IN INDIANA COUNTY. THEY FOUND MANY DOGS LOCKED IN CAGES AND STANDING IN SEVERAL INCHES OF THEIR OWN WASTE. WE HAVE THE DETAILS WHICH ARE NEW AT 6:00. Reporter: THE CONDITIONS WHERE THESE ANIMALS WERE PULLED OUT OF WORK WITH — WERE BEYOND SQUALOR. THE FACT THEY SURVIVED IS REMARKABLE. Reporter: TIRED, FILTHY, AND TRAUMATIZE. THESE ARE JUST SOME OF THE DOGS PULLED FROM A GARAGE IN INDIANA COUNTY. I’VE BEEN DOING THIS SINCE 1992. THIS IS DEFINITELY THE WORST. Reporter: MEMBERS OF ACTION FOR ANIMALS AND STATE POLICE WERE SEIZING THE CANINES AFTER AN ANONYMOUS CALL INFORMED THEM OF THE ANIMALS DESPERATE SITUATION. COVERED IN SEWAGE, SPECIE — FECES, AND SCARED. I DID NOT SEE ANY FOOD. THERE WAS NO FOOD OR WATER THAT I SAW. JUST DEEP BLACK MANURE AND SEWAGE. Reporter: THE GARAGES WINDOWS LEFT THE DOGS WALLOW IN FILTH HUNGRY, THIRSTY, AND IN THE DARK . YOU COULD TELL BY THEIR EYES THEY HADN’T BEEN OUTSIDE. Reporter: STATE POLICE CHARGING A 39-YEAR-OLD MAN WITH 90 CRIMINAL COUNTS TO INCLUDE FELONY AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO ANIMALS, AS WELL AS NEGLECT. HOW AND WHY THIS HAPPENED? THE ABSOLUTE FILTH THESE ANIMALS LIVED IN IS MAKING CLEAN THEM A TASK. THEIR SKITTISH TEMPERAMENT ADDING TO IT. AT LEAST NOW THEY ARE IN A MUCH BETTER PLACE. THEY ARE REALLY GOOD SITUATION. THEY HAVE THE CHANCE OF LIVING A GOOD LIFE. Reporter: THERE ARE OTHER DOGS ON THE PROPERTY. AND WHEN WE VISITED TODAY TO TRY TO GET SOME RESPONSE FROM MR. McDANIEL, YOU COULD HEAR OTHER ANIMALS. THEY’RE GOING TO GO BACK TOMORROW TO TRY TO RECOVER

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