Cases in Worcester County, MA

There are 57 cases in Worcester, MA. Click on a case title to view the case details and any available updates.

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Location / DateTitleName(s)
MA-Auburn
Aug 17, 2015
Over twenty dogs, cats and birds neglected
Hoarding
ALLEGED
Beatrice Nielsen  
MA-West Boylston
Mar 8, 2012
32 miniature horses rescued from farm
Hoarding
ALLEGED
Name Undisclosed  
MA-Southbridge
Feb 14, 2012
Cat found in leg hold trap
Unlawful Trapping/Hunting
OPEN
 
MA-Grafton
Jan 13, 2012
Animals killed in arson fire
Burning - Fire or Fireworks
ALLEGED
Joseph E. Mullen  
MA-East Brookfield
Dec 15, 2011
Puppy thrown from car
Neglect / Abandonment, Fighting, Throwing
OPEN
 
MA-Lunenburg
Jul 15, 2011
Cat thrown against wall, woman choked
Throwing
CONVICTED
Vincent Tetreault  
MA-Shrewsbury
Jun 19, 2011
2 small dogs thrown
Throwing
ALLEGED
Mark J. Sweet  
MA-Sterling
Mar 16, 2011
Shelter broken into, puppies stolen
Theft
ALLEGED
Miguel Alcoba
Jorge Benitez
Jose L. Figueroa
 
MA-Webster
Mar 1, 2011
Dog burned with lit cigarette
Other, Burning - Fire or Fireworks
ALLEGED
Jamie A. Stately  
MA-Northborough
Mar 1, 2011
Animal cruelty, illegal dumping
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Santo Anza Jr. 
MA-Milford
Dec 15, 2010
Three dogs neglected in home
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Leandro Barbosa
Michael K. Nugent  
MA-North Brookfield
Nov 16, 2010
Cat abandoned in apartment
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Darcy E, Castro  
MA-Webster
Sep 10, 2010
Vet discovers foreign object in dog
Other
ALLEGED
David T. Madura  
MA-Leicester
Aug 1, 2010
Hoarding - animals living in squalor
Hoarding
ALLEGED
Alfred Judson
Rita Lafortune-Judson  
MA-Braintree
Apr 11, 2010
Dog beaten in hotel room
Beating
ALLEGED
John K. Boampong Jr. 
MA-Shrewsbury
Nov 1, 2009
Three dogs severely beaten, one dies
Beating, Kicking/Stomping
CONVICTED
Jon D. Katkavich  
MA-Worcester
Nov 16, 2008
Two puppies beaten, thrown - one dies
Beating, Throwing
CONVICTED
Christopher A. Devlin
Victoria Voedisch  
MA-Worcester
Aug 7, 2008
Dog neglected, infested with maggots
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Rebecca Cook
Arthur Mantha  
MA-Leominster
Aug 1, 2008
Hoarding at least 10 cats, home condemned
Hoarding
NOT CHARGED
Arthur Merriam
Jean Merriam  
MA-Harvard
May 23, 2008
Eight rabbits abandoned in woods
Neglect / Abandonment
OPEN
 
MA-Southbridge
Mar 6, 2008
Hoarding 74 animals, child neglect
Hoarding
NOT CHARGED
Linda Ireland  
MA-Milford
Jan 29, 2008
Horse owner charged
Neglect / Abandonment
DISMISSED (CONDITIONAL)
Elliot S. Saffran  
MA-Mendon
Nov 6, 2007
Nearly 700 ducks and chickens neglected
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
Tang Quan Lin  
MA-Braintree
Jul 4, 2007
Elderly, deaf dog kicked, punched repeatedly
Beating, Kicking/Stomping
ALLEGED
Kenneth G. Farmer  
MA-Gardner
May 18, 2007
Three kittens abused
Beating
ALLEGED
Michele L. Lepkowski  
MA-Hardwick
May 5, 2007
Farm animals abandoned - 380 seized
Mutilation/Torture
ALLEGED
 
MA-Lunenburg
Dec 6, 2006
Three dogs severely neglected
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Jennifer Cormier
Linda McMasters  
MA-Blackstone
Dec 6, 2006
Wild turkey baited, run over
Vehicular, Unlawful Trapping/Hunting
ALLEGED
Andrew Clifford  
MA-Hopedale
Nov 14, 2006
Cat shot with pellet gun
Shooting
OPEN
 
MA-Oxford
Aug 16, 2006
Animal control officer charged with neglect
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
Michelle A. Mulverhill  
MA-North Brookfield
Jun 1, 2006
Attempted kitten drowning
Drowning
NOT CHARGED
Laurence E. Thayer  
MA-Sterling
Mar 7, 2006
2 puppies stolen from shelter
Theft
ALLEGED
Adult
Adult  
MA-Milford
Jan 31, 2006
Cat dumped in woods
Neglect / Abandonment
OPEN
 
MA-Lancaster
Jan 2006
Hoarding 25 cats, 4 dogs
Hoarding
NOT CHARGED
Claudia J. Ezinicki  
MA-Webster
Oct 22, 2005
Cat beaten to death, another stuffed in freezer
Mutilation/Torture, Beating
ALLEGED
Joseph M. McDonald  
MA-Milford
Oct 5, 2005
Dogs abandoned, one severely neglected
Neglect / Abandonment
OPEN
 
MA-Blackstone
Sep 27, 2005
Heron attacked, legs and wings broken
Beating
OPEN
 
MA-Worcester
Sep 15, 2005
Cats mutilated, gutted, sliced in half
Mutilation/Torture
OPEN
 
MA-Fitchburg
Sep 7, 2005
Dog kicked
Kicking/Stomping
ALLEGED
Stephon Jones  
MA-Fitchburg
Aug 17, 2005
Dog abandoned in basement
Neglect / Abandonment
NOT CHARGED
 
MA-Warren
Aug 2005
Hoarding
Hoarding
ALLEGED
Ermelinda F. Fortunato  
MA-Warren
Jul 2005
Dog seized, broken back and ribs
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Robert L Kmiecik  
MA-Northbridge
May 22, 2005
Cat doused with gasoline, set on fire
Burning - Fire or Fireworks
CONVICTED
Allan Bessette  
MA-Milford
Apr 9, 2005
Sheep dragged, beaten and stabbed
Beating, Stabbing
ALLEGED
Rosa Pizha
Maria Pizha-Tacuri  
MA-Upton
Apr 2005
Miniature horses starved
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
Jerrold N. Arnowitz
Maria Kelleghan  
MA-Milford
Sep 14, 2004
Dog pushed down cliff into water-filled quarry
Throwing
ALLEGED
Andrew Pelliccia  
MA-Sterling
May 1, 2004
Dog repeatedly struck with magazine
Beating
ALLEGED
Ferenc Boncz  
MA-Leominster
Jan 15, 2003
Hoarding - dead cockatoos, parrots, pythons
Hoarding
CONVICTED
Carol Gilbert
Peter Gilbert  
MA-Leominster
Oct 22, 2002
Cat shot
Shooting
OPEN
 
MA-Ashburnham
Mar 2002
Dog shot 3 times in two weeks
Shooting
OPEN
 
MA-Uxbridge
Aug 27, 2001
Unleashed dog shot in park
Shooting
ALLEGED
Francis Daignault  
MA-Gardner
Feb 4, 2001
Deplorable conditions at city animal shelter
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Arthur F LeBlanc III 
MA-Worcester
Dec 3, 1999
Fire kills 6 firefighters, a dog and a cat
Burning - Fire or Fireworks
NOT CHARGED
Julie Ann King
Thomas S. Levesque  
MA-Clinton
Jul 28, 1999
Two skunks beaten to death, skulls crushed
Beating
CONVICTED
John D. Rousseau  
MA-Bolton
Apr 29, 1999
Dog beaten with hammer
Beating
ALLEGED
Thomas G. Campbell  
MA-West Boylston
Sep 6, 1998
Killed 6 German shepherd mix puppies by tossing them from a 70-foot overpass
Throwing
OPEN
 
MA-Northbridge
Aug 29, 1998
Cow neglect, 9 found dead
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Jose Botelho  

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