Cases in Berks County, PA

There are 22 cases in Berks, PA. Click on a case title to view the case details and any available updates.

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PA-Reading
Jun 29, 2012
Hoarding - 20 cats, 4 dogs, rats and hamsters
Hoarding
ALLEGED
Salvatore Ferrara Jr.
Marylou Petrucci
Harold R. Schaeffer  
PA-Reading
Jul 19, 2011
Pit bull suffers burns on hot roof
Neglect / Abandonment
OPEN
 
PA-Reading
Feb 12, 2011
Dog thrown against wall, back broken
Throwing
ALLEGED
Michael R. Pulaski  
PA-Reading
Dec 9, 2010
Cockfighting ring found in basement of home
Fighting
ALLEGED
Hector Nieves  
PA-Reading
Apr 8, 2009
Cockfighting - six birds seized
Fighting
ALLEGED
Reinaldo Toro Luciano  
PA-Muhlenberg
Mar 10, 2009
Cockfighting - 18 birds seized
Fighting
ALLEGED
 
PA-Sinking Spring
Oct 14, 2008
Dog’s mouth taped shut with electrical tape
Mutilation/Torture
ALLEGED
Galen Robinson  
PA-Kutztown
Jul 24, 2008
80 dogs shot in lieu of medical treatment
Neglect / Abandonment, Shooting
CIVIL CASE
Ammon H. Zimmerman Jr.
Elmer H. Zimmerman  
PA-Reading
Jan 6, 2007
Cockfighting - 10 birds seized
Fighting
ALLEGED
Carlos Mendez Jr. 
PA-Reading
Sep 18, 2006
Animals found mutilated
Mutilation/Torture
OPEN
 
PA-Reading
Feb 3, 2006
Dog left in house 3 weeks with no food,water
Neglect / Abandonment, Theft
ALLEGED
Walter Betancourt  
PA-Reading
Jun 2005
36 emaciated horses removed from farm
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
Georganna M Bortner
Marlin C Bortner  
PA-Reading
Apr 9, 2005
Kittens beaten to death
Beating
CONVICTED
Henry L. Stetler  
PA-Reading
Feb 2005
Cats mutilated and killed
Mutilation/Torture
OPEN
 
PA-Garfield
Sep 14, 2004
Dogs left to starve in abandoned house
Neglect / Abandonment
OPEN
 
PA-Douglassville
May 2, 2004
Puppy mill - 250 puppies
Neglect / Abandonment, Other
CIVIL CASE
Traci Murai  
PA-Boyertown
Dec 29, 2003
Dog neglect, 1 found dead
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
Jeffrey A. Helverson  
PA-Hamburg
Dec 22, 2003
Dog shot, kicked
Shooting, Kicking/Stomping
ACQUITTED
Gary L Ritcher  
PA-West Lawn
Oct 24, 2003
Puppy abandoned with rubber bands wrapped around a
Mutilation/Torture
OPEN
 
PA-Oley
Jun 17, 2002
Horse neglect - 1 seized, 1 court order forfeited
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
Donna McGraff  
PA-Douglassville
Oct 2000
Cat smashed against ground, killing it
Beating
CONVICTED
Tom Nettleton  
PA-Boyertown
Dec 19, 1964
Approximately 7,000 animals found during raid
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
John Dierolf  

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