Cases in Cook County, IL

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IL-Chicago
Jun 1, 2013
Dog stabbed, body dumped in trash
Stabbing
ALLEGED
Damien Wilkerson  
IL-East Garfield Park
May 14, 2013
Dog’s paw run over with lawn mower
Mutilation/Torture
ALLEGED
Montey Caston  
IL-Rolling Meadows
Feb 28, 2013
Three cats strangled, beaten to death
Beating, Choking / Strangulation / Suffocation
ALLEGED
John Talmo  
IL-Berwyn
Jul 9, 2012
Hoarding - 33 cats, 3 dogs
Hoarding
NOT CHARGED
 
IL-Chicago
May 7, 2012
Puppy tossed from balcony, suspect laughs at officers
Throwing
ALLEGED
Jamille Marshall  
IL-Chicago
Mar 28, 2012
Dog hung from tree
Hanging
ALLEGED
Roxen Smith  
IL-Oak Forest
Mar 23, 2012
Dog shot with air rifle, man struck with baseball bat
Shooting
ALLEGED
Jose Angeles  
IL-Chicago
Mar 13, 2012
Puppy dragged by leash
Other
ALLEGED
Stanton Howard  
IL-Chicago
Mar 7, 2012
Puppy punched in face
Beating
ALLEGED
Taj Oatis  
IL-Steger
Feb 27, 2012
Dog beaten outside of store
Beating
ALLEGED
Robert Kazlauskas  
IL-Chicago
Feb 25, 2012
Dog thrown off porch, leg and hip broken
Throwing
ALLEGED
Darrick Sharkey  
IL-Avondale
Feb 14, 2012
Animals neglected, emaciated
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Vaughn E. Neita  
IL-Chicago
Feb 7, 2012
43 puppies rescued from a van
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Larry Subject
Travis Wester  
IL-Chicago
Feb 1, 2012
Dogs tortured, video posted to YouTube
Mutilation/Torture, Throwing, Choking / Strangulation / Suffocation
ALLEGED
Joshua Moore
Name Undisclosed  
IL-Chicago
Jan 23, 2012
Kitten kicked like football
Kicking/Stomping
CONVICTED
Percy Love  
IL-Palatine
Jan 5, 2012
Kitten thrown to ground
Throwing
ALLEGED
Antonio Hernandez-Angel  
IL-Berwyn
Dec 21, 2011
Animal neglect, 5 dogs and 1 bird found
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Christopher L. Skenandore  
IL-Chicago
Dec 10, 2011
Dog beaten, abandoned in cold
Neglect / Abandonment, Beating
ALLEGED
Lashon Johnson  
IL-Chicago
Oct 18, 2011
Dog burned with boiling water for urinating
Mutilation/Torture
ALLEGED
Kyle Voissem  
IL-Berwyn
Sep 8, 2011
Over 200 animals seized, 14-year old child dies
Hoarding
ALLEGED
Lydia Price  
IL-Chicago
Aug 29, 2011
Dog decapitated after dog-fight
Mutilation/Torture, Fighting
ALLEGED
16 year old male
Derrick Hargrett  
IL-Maywood
Jul 25, 2011
Man arrested for selling a dog for the purpose of fighting
Fighting
ALLEGED
Alfred Clemons,  
IL-Chicago
Jun 29, 2011
Dog-fighting - 7 dogs seized
Fighting
ALLEGED
Julio Mendoza
Jose Morales
Alfredo Ramos
 
IL-Lansing
Jun 24, 2011
Malnourished monkeys and dogs seized from home
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Rachel Birkenfeld  
IL-Cicero
Jun 20, 2011
Firefighters discovered over 50 cats
Hoarding
ALLEGED
woman  
IL-Northbrook
Jun 20, 2011
Dog hanging from leash outside of truck
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Jason M. Dittmer  
IL-Chicago
Jun 19, 2011
Drunk, naked man operated on pet Doberman
Mutilation/Torture
ALLEGED
Stewart Gibbs  
IL-Chicago
Jun 12, 2011
Dog choked, slammed into wall
Throwing, Choking / Strangulation / Suffocation
ALLEGED
Austin P. Walsh  
IL-Matteson
Jun 10, 2011
Neglected dog, huge cache of explosives found
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Felicia West  
IL-Park Forest
Jun 2, 2011
24 cats removed from home, 2 found dead
Hoarding
ALLEGED
Chester A. Mall  
IL-Chicago
May 26, 2011
Dog-fighting - 10 dogs seized
Fighting
ALLEGED
Larue Jackson  
IL-Brookfield
May 24, 2011
Dog doused with gasoline, owner threatened
Burning - Caustic Substance
ALLEGED
Daniel Maskil  
IL-Oak Lawn
May 21, 2011
Emaciated puppy seized from garage
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
 
IL-Oak Lawn
May 8, 2011
Four dogs found emaciated, one dies
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Michael E. Petersen  
IL-Evanston
May 8, 2011
Dog beaten and kicked
Beating, Kicking/Stomping
ALLEGED
Stephen Quan  
IL-Chicago
Mar 18, 2011
Dog-fighting
Fighting
ALLEGED
Earl Johnson
Toriano Watson  
IL-Chicago
Mar 1, 2011
Puppy found dragging car tire by neck
Other
ALLEGED
Joseph Clopton  
IL-Tinley Park
Feb 11, 2011
Shelter raided, over 100 animals, some dead
Hoarding
ALLEGED
Dawn Hamil  
IL-Maywood
Dec 30, 2010
Dog-fighting - two injured dogs seized
Fighting
ALLEGED
Andre Gaines
Kevin Hicks
Jonathan Holt
more...
 
IL-Ford Heights
Dec 23, 2010
Dog found malnourished, covered in oil
Neglect / Abandonment
OPEN
 
IL-Park Forest
Nov 24, 2010
DVM arrested-6 counts violating state vet law
Other
ALLEGED
Gary Robert Friederich DVM 
IL-Des Plaines
Jul 10, 2010
Dozens of animals abandoned in trailer
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
David Heim  
IL-Chicago
Jun 24, 2010
Dog-fighting suspected - 4 dogs seized
Neglect / Abandonment, Fighting
ALLEGED
Myron R. Sloan  
IL-Chicago
Jun 1, 2010
Microchip in dead dog leads to cruelty charges
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Carla Smith  
IL-Chicago
May 24, 2010
Pit bull locked in trunk
Mutilation/Torture, Unclassified, Vehicular
ALLEGED
Anthony Woods  
IL-Chicago
Apr 18, 2010
Dog-fighting - 3 severely injured dogs seized
Fighting
ALLEGED
Richard Bullock
Jonol Morrow
Austin Shaffer
more...
 
IL-Maywood
Sep 23, 2009
Dog-fighting at daycare center - 9 dogs seized
Neglect / Abandonment, Fighting, Burning - Fire or Fireworks
CONVICTED
Martez Anderson
Charles Sutton
Lance Webb  
IL-Arlington Heights
Aug 16, 2009
Kitten thrown against floor, dies
Throwing
CONVICTED
Kevin Colabuono  
IL-Crestwood
Jun 19, 2009
Backyard breeder - 30 animals seized
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Danny Vithoulkas  
IL-Richton Park
Jun 4, 2009
Dogs sold illegally by convicted felon
Unlawful Trade/Smuggling
ALLEGED
Curtez L. Jackson  
IL-Chicago
Apr 20, 2009
Dog found stabbed to death in bathtub
Stabbing
CONVICTED
William McIntosh  
IL-Chicago
Mar 24, 2009
Puppy mill - 67 dogs seized
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Demetria Newell  
IL-Chicago
Feb 12, 2009
Dog-fighting - 16 dogs seized
Neglect / Abandonment, Fighting
ALLEGED
Donald Hudgins  
IL-Chicago
Feb 6, 2009
Six carriage horses seized
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
Frances E. Dupont
Michele Goudie
Melissa Woicek  
IL-Chicago
Dec 17, 2008
Dogs neglected - 21 dogs seized
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Reanetta Gilcrease
Mario Hancock  
IL-Chicago
Dec 12, 2008
Dog thrown against door during domestic dispute
Throwing
ALLEGED
Keith Middleton  
IL-Chicago
Dec 9, 2008
Dog-fighting - 19 dogs seized
Fighting
ALLEGED
Marc Marshall
Dameon Hamilton
Dwan Johnson
 
IL-Schaumburg
Nov 21, 2008
Dog found with chain embedded in neck
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Jenell Land  
IL-Chicago
Nov 15, 2008
Dog-fighting - 2 dogs, guns seized
Fighting
CONVICTED
Donaver Jones
Timothy Norris
Melvin Trent  
IL-Orland Park
Oct 7, 2008
Dog found sick, emaciated
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Darlene L. Garr  
IL-South Holland
Aug 30, 2008
Thirty dogs seized from neglect
Neglect / Abandonment, Hoarding
ALLEGED
Eric Turner  
IL-Round Lake
Aug 18, 2008
Dog severely beaten, resulting in death
Beating
ALLEGED
James Mahnich  
IL-Worth
Aug 17, 2008
Sheep slated for slaughter neglected
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Senad Abdalla  
IL-Bloom Township
Jul 28, 2008
Horse neglect - two euthanized
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Donnie Edwards
Frank Lee  
IL-Chicago
Jul 16, 2008
Baby raccoon doused in gasoline, set on fire
Burning - Fire or Fireworks
ALLEGED
Roger Davidson  
IL-Chicago
Jun 16, 2008
Dog killed, owner murdered, sexually assaulted
Unclassified
ALLEGED
Danelo Solis  
IL-Chicago
Jun 13, 2008
Dog-fighting - 31 dogs seized
Neglect / Abandonment, Fighting
ALLEGED
Larue Jackson  
IL-Lynwood
May 12, 2008
Dog-fighting - 21 dogs seized
Neglect / Abandonment, Fighting
ALLEGED
Harry F. Starks  
IL-Park Forest
Apr 27, 2008
Injured dog seized, fighting suspected
Fighting
ALLEGED
 
IL-Dolton
Mar 21, 2008
Pit bull neglect, puppies living in squalor
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Valerie Alford  
IL-Robbins
Jan 4, 2008
Pit bull neglect, 15 seized
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
James Foster  
IL-Robbins
Nov 20, 2007
Dog-fighting - 12 dogs seized
Neglect / Abandonment, Fighting
ALLEGED
Richard Colquitt  
IL-Robbins
Nov 20, 2007
Four dogs neglected, fighting suspected
Neglect / Abandonment, Fighting
ALLEGED
Nathan Knazze  
IL-Harvey
Nov 7, 2007
Dog’s tail cut with meat cleaver
Mutilation/Torture
ALLEGED
Sonja Jackson  
IL-Ford Heights
Aug 17, 2007
Dog-fighting - 6 dogs seized
Fighting
CONVICTED
Aaron Hardy
Terell Hester  
IL-Burbank
Jul 22, 2007
Starving, neglected dogs transported for fighting
Neglect / Abandonment, Fighting
ALLEGED
Brian James Bailey
Tony Clinton Self  
IL-South Holland
Jul 13, 2007
Dog-fighting - 37 dogs seized
Fighting
CONVICTED
Kevin Taylor  
IL-Chicago
Jul 5, 2007
Dog-fighting - 8 dogs seized
Neglect / Abandonment, Fighting
ALLEGED
juvenile male
Larry Haynes
Linda Johnston  
IL-Oak Lawn
Jan 24, 2007
Puppy suspended by leash, beaten repeatedly
Beating, Hanging
ALLEGED
Zachary Chirillo  
IL-Hickory Hills
Nov 17, 2006
Hoarding - over 30 dead cats discovered
Hoarding
ALLEGED
Kim Olijar  
IL-Schaumburg
Oct 23, 2006
600 fish poisoned in pet store
Poisoning
OPEN
 
IL-Oak Lawn
Sep 15, 2006
Dog beaten to death with baseball bat
Beating
ALLEGED
Dariusz Szot  
IL-Hoffman Estates
Aug 18, 2006
Dog and boy choked, dog dies
Choking / Strangulation / Suffocation
CONVICTED
John W. Meyer  
IL-Chicago
Jul 14, 2006
Dog trainer charged with cruelty
Other
ACQUITTED
Ami Moore  
IL-Matteson
Jun 20, 2006
Hoarding - 47 cats seized, several found dead
Hoarding
ALLEGED
Thomas Horvath  
IL-Park Ridge
May 3, 2006
3 of 12 cats found dead in trailer
Neglect / Abandonment, Hoarding
ALLEGED
Elene Dimpero  
IL-Harwood Heights
Apr 15, 2006
Hoarding - 2 dogs found dead in storage locker
Hoarding
ALLEGED
Phinya L. Torrente  
IL-Chicago
Apr 5, 2006
Cluster of dead animals found
Unclassified
OPEN
 
IL-Palatine
Mar 30, 2006
Goose beaten with broom, decapitated with knife
Mutilation/Torture, Beating
ALLEGED
Ruben Amezcua Silva  
IL-Riverdale
Mar 5, 2006
2 dogs, 12 raccoons, 1 oppossum possibly poisoned
Poisoning
OPEN
 
IL-Evanston
Feb 7, 2006
Dog found in emaciated condition in backyard
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
Edward C Salmen  
IL-Evanston
Feb 2006
Dog neglect
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
 
IL-Hanover Park
Feb 2006
Cat’s tail cut off with butcher knife
Mutilation/Torture
CONVICTED
Keith A. Migasi  
IL-Rolling Meadows
Jan 19, 2006
Attempting to shoot opossum with crossbow
Shooting
ALLEGED
Matthew J. Krupela
Brandon M. Perez  
IL-Evanston
Jan 2006
Dog sprayed with mace-like substance
Burning - Caustic Substance
OPEN
 
IL-Evanston
Jan 2006
Two dogs neglected
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
 
IL-Chicago
Dec 30, 2005
15 neglected dogs seized from muddy kennels
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Robert Franklin
Keith S Rhodes  
IL-Chicago
Dec 22, 2005
Skinned goat’s head, gift wrapped in box
Mutilation/Torture
OPEN
 
IL-Lynwood
Nov 4, 2005
Dog fatally shot during robbery
Shooting
OPEN
4 men  
IL-Bartlett
Oct 26, 2005
Cat shot with pellet gun
Shooting
ALLEGED
Franz Huetter  
IL-Cicero
Oct 21, 2005
Racehorse injected with Etorphine
Other
ALLEGED
Donald Paulik  
IL-Des Plaines
Aug 23, 2005
Kitten kicked, stomped, thrown into moving traffic
Throwing, Kicking/Stomping
CONVICTED
William A Buske  
IL-Wheeling
Aug 17, 2005
Puppy mill - 71 chihuahuas
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
Jeanie Grant
Randy Grant  
IL-Chicago
Aug 15, 2005
Woman, blind dog intentionally run over
Vehicular
OPEN
 
IL-Chicago
Jul 12, 2005
Neglect - 29 dogs seized from truck
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Ricardo Lopez  
IL-Chicago
May 9, 2005
Dog-fighting - 13 dogs seized
Fighting
ALLEGED
Clifford Dwight Bryant  
IL-Des Plaines
May 2005
Kitten found with legs, tail cut off
Mutilation/Torture
OPEN
 
IL-Chicago
Apr 26, 2005
Dog-fighting - 5 dogs seized
Fighting
ALLEGED
Laroy Franklin  
IL-Deerfield
Apr 17, 2005
Goose beaten with stick
Beating
CONVICTED
David Lim  
IL-Chicago
Jan 2005
Dog neglect
Neglect / Abandonment
NOT CHARGED
 
IL-Chicago
Dec 31, 2004
Horse neglect - 6 seized
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
Victor Abraeu  
IL-Chicago
Dec 30, 2004
Dog-fighting - 10 dogs seized
Fighting
CONVICTED
Craig Boyd  
IL-Northbrook
Nov 20, 2004
Emus abandoned
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Isidoro Lujano-Gonzales  
IL-Chicago
Mar 1, 2004
Cats thrown from 13th floor window
Throwing
ALLEGED
Booker Butler  
IL-Chicago
Aug 11, 2003
Pit bull set on fire, found with fresh bite wounds
Fighting, Burning - Fire or Fireworks
ALLEGED
juvenile
Dijon Fisher  
IL-Niles
Jun 29, 2003
13-week-old puppy beaten to death
Beating
ACQUITTED
Peter G. Stratigos  
IL-Markham
Jun 2, 2003
Cockfighting - 250 birds
Fighting
ALLEGED
Jose Gallegos
Ben Hill  
IL-Chicago
Mar 10, 2003
Failing to provide veterinary care
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Ricardo Simms  
IL-Chicago
Feb 12, 2003
Police officer found with dead pit bull
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Tracey Haywood  
IL-Palatine
Jan 8, 2003
Hoarding 119 cats, 6 dogs
Hoarding
CONVICTED
Maria Bodor  
IL-Chicago
Apr 2002
Unlicensed animal exhibitor charged under AWA
Neglect / Abandonment, Unlawful Trade/Smuggling
USDA CITATION
Joseph M Hereau  
IL-Chicago
Mar 17, 2002
Pit-bull fighting
Neglect / Abandonment, Beating, Fighting
ALLEGED
Jose Garcia Sr.
Jose Garcia Jr. 
IL-Oak Forest
Mar 8, 2002
Dog neglect
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Dawn Brenzek
Nathan D. McGovern  
IL-Chicago
Jan 2002
Dog fight - 5 bloodied and cut pit bulls
Fighting
CONVICTED
Prince J Richard  
IL-Chicago
Apr 2001
Dog run over by subway train
Vehicular
ALLEGED
 
IL-Glencoe
Nov 27, 2000
Deer beaten with hockey stick
Beating
DISMISSED
Mike Bobrow  
IL-Chicago
Jun 1, 2000
Dog-fighting - 6 live dogs and 5 dead seized
Neglect / Abandonment, Fighting
CONVICTED
Craig Boyd  
IL-Lansing
Mar 24, 2000
Dog shot to death
Shooting
ALLEGED
Bernard J. Venhuizen  
IL-Chicago
May 13, 1999
Dog set on fire in trash can
Burning - Fire or Fireworks
ALLEGED
Terrence Henigan
Marquis Thomas  
IL-Chicago
Apr 1999
Dogs tied to railroad tracks, killed
Neglect / Abandonment, Mutilation/Torture
OPEN
 
IL-Elk Grove Village
Mar 1999
Animal exhibitors charged under AWA
Neglect / Abandonment
USDA CITATION
Kenneth Roche
Sherry L Roche  
IL-Chicago
Mar 25, 1998
Killing and selling endangered animals for meat
Unlawful Trade/Smuggling
CONVICTED
Richard J Czimer Jr
Stoney Ray Elam
William Donald Foshee
more...
 
IL-Elk Grove Township
Feb 1997
USDA charges airline with AWA violations
Neglect / Abandonment
USDA CITATION
United Airlines, Inc  
IL-Chicago
Aug 1995
Dog left in car, interior temperature 112 degrees
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Robert Snyder  
IL-Chicago
Sep 1994
Conspiring to kill race and show horses for insurance
Other
ALLEGED
Richard Bailey
Robert Brown
Jerry Farmer
more...
 
IL-Chicago
Jun 1978
Killing the family dog with a baseball bat
Beating
ALLEGED
Andrew Urdiales  

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