Cases in Santa Cruz County, CA

There are 43 cases in Santa Cruz, CA. Click on a case title to view the case details and any available updates.

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CA-Scotts Valley
May 8, 2012
Great Dane valued at $27,000 stolen
Theft
OPEN
 
CA-Boulder Creek
Oct 2, 2011
Parrot stomped to death
Kicking/Stomping
DISMISSED
David Jonathan Miles  
CA-Soquel
Aug 17, 2010
Puppy beaten, kicked and strangled
Beating, Choking / Strangulation / Suffocation, Kicking/Stomping
CONVICTED
Joash Klinger  
CA-Santa Cruz
Apr 30, 2010
USDA Investigating Animal Abuse Claims
Neglect / Abandonment
USDA CITATION
 
CA-Watsonville
Dec 18, 2009
Nine dogs seized from backyard breeder
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
Mary Frances Laney  
CA-Boulder Creek
Jul 26, 2008
Puppy mill - some dead, skulls hanging from trees
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
Robert Brunette  
CA-Santa Cruz
Jul 18, 2008
Animals neglected, seized
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Lonnie Campbell  
CA-Watsonville
Jun 26, 2008
Farmed animal neglect - over 20 seized
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
 
CA-Watsonville
May 1, 2008
Injured, sick animals removed from slaughterhouse
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Efrain Toledo  
CA-Santa Cruz
Apr 16, 2008
Dog repeatedly punched, whipped with leash
Beating
CONVICTED
Monika Rice  
CA-Corralitos
Mar 5, 2008
Cockfighting - over 200 birds seized
Neglect / Abandonment, Fighting
CONVICTED
Felipe Ramirez Lopez  
CA-Watsonville
Feb 5, 2008
Sick cow found in ditch
Neglect / Abandonment
NOT CHARGED
 
CA-Watsonville
Jan 15, 2008
Failure to provide vet care for cat with abscess
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
Angelina Martinez  
CA-Santa Cruz
Jan 2, 2008
Raccoon beaten to death, skinned, feet missing
Beating
OPEN
 
CA-Ben Lomond
Jul 17, 2007
Hoarding 83 cats, 3 dogs, 2 iguanas
Hoarding
NOT CHARGED
woman  
CA-Santa Cruz
Jul 6, 2007
Puppy stolen from shelter
Theft
OPEN
 
CA-Santa Cruz
May 23, 2007
Harbor seal beaten with skimboard
Beating
ALLEGED
William Lester Johnsen  
CA-Salinas
Mar 21, 2007
Hoarding - 21 animals in hotel room
Hoarding
ALLEGED
 
CA-Watsonville
Mar 16, 2007
Cockfighting - 123 birds
Fighting
CONVICTED
Jose Manuel Quintero  
CA-Santa Cruz
Feb 13, 2007
Husky puppy found in grocery bag
Neglect / Abandonment, Other
CONVICTED
Jay L. June  
CA-Watsonville
Oct 30, 2006
Dog neglect, 13 seized
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
 
CA-Day Valley
Jun 1, 2006
Dog attacked with machete
Stabbing
CONVICTED
Jorge Magaña  
CA-Soquel
Feb 12, 2006
Hoarding - 14 cats in van
Hoarding
CONVICTED
Richard Kenneth Strum  
CA-Freedom
Jan 2006
Cockfighting - 27 birds seized
Fighting
ALLEGED
 
CA-Watsonville
Jan 2006
Cockfighting - 24 roosters seized
Fighting
NOT CHARGED
 
CA-Santa Cruz
Dec 28, 2005
Cockfighting - 22 birds seized
Fighting
ALLEGED
 
CA-Felton
Dec 2005
Animal neglect - 7 dogs, endangered reptile
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Rusty Hartman  
CA-Santa Cruz
Dec 2005
200 fighting roosters removed from property
Fighting
NOT CHARGED
 
CA-Santa Cruz
Oct 28, 2005
Cat slammed against balcony, kicked
Beating, Kicking/Stomping
CONVICTED
Rashid Donkervoort  
CA-Santa Cruz
Oct 6, 2005
Bull shot and killed with arrow
Shooting
OPEN
 
CA-Santa Cruz
Jun 18, 2005
Pit-bull fatally wounded with hatchet
Mutilation/Torture
NOT CHARGED
Brian Millen  
CA-Aptos
May 15, 2005
Rabbit beaten to death with baseball bat
Beating
NOT CHARGED
8 year-old boy  
CA-Santa Cruz
Mar 5, 2005
Dog Stabbed
Stabbing
ALLEGED
Patrick Warywoda  
CA-Aptos
Dec 7, 2004
Dog shot by park ranger
Shooting
NOT CHARGED
 
CA-Boulder Creek
Sep 2, 2004
Neglect of at least 16 cats, 2 dogs
Neglect / Abandonment, Shooting
ALLEGED
John Staples  
CA-Santa Cruz
May 20, 2003
Beat koi fish with rake and barbequed it as fraternity prank
Beating
ALLEGED
Matthew Cox
Casey Loop  
CA-Santa Cruz
Mar 12, 2003
Puppy beaten to death
Beating
ALLEGED
Brock Reid Evans  
CA-Capitola
Jun 10, 2001
Puppy beaten with golf club, put in plastic bag
Beating, Choking / Strangulation / Suffocation
CONVICTED
Steven David Jackson  
CA-Boulder Creek
Jun 2001
Dog stabbed in chest
Stabbing
ALLEGED
John Kennelly  
CA-Santa Cruz Mountains
Jan 18, 2001
Dog shot and abandoned
Shooting
OPEN
 
CA-Boulder Creek
Feb 1997
Dogs poisoned, killed
Poisoning
CONVICTED
Robert Fanella  
CA-Santa Cruz
Jul 1996
300 goats neglected
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Frances Simmons
David Williams
Maryella Woodman  
CA-Scotts Valley
Jan 1993
Animal exhibitor’s USDA license is suspended
Neglect / Abandonment
USDA CITATION
Jeanne Elinor Milewski  

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