Ranch owner accused of neglecting horses - FOX 10 News | myfoxphoenix.com

Ranch owner accused of neglecting horses

Posted: Updated:
  • Crime & JusticeMore>>

  • Arizona man facing death penalty in murder case

    Arizona man facing death penalty in murder case

    Bryan HulseyBryan Hulsey
    Jurors have determined that a man convicted of murder in the 2007 shooting of a Glendale police officer qualifies for the death penalty.
    Jurors have determined that a man convicted of murder in the 2007 shooting of a Glendale police officer qualifies for the death penalty.
  • Upskirt video victim speaks out

    Upskirt video victim speaks out

    Clinton HollisterClinton Hollister
    A woman who says she was one of the victims of a man videotaping up women's skirts is speaking out about that awful experience.She says she knew something wasn't right when the man kept creeping up to her in the aisles of the store.
    A woman who says she was one of the victims of a man videotaping up women's skirts is speaking out about that awful experience.She says she knew something wasn't right when the man kept creeping up to her in the aisles of the store.
  • Man indicted in fatal freeway crash in Gilbert

    Man indicted in fatal freeway crash in Gilbert

    A man has been indicted in a freeway crash last year that killed a passenger in his car and injured an Arizona Department of Public Safety worker.
    A man has been indicted in a freeway crash last year that killed a passenger in his car and injured an Arizona Department of Public Safety worker.
MORRISTOWN, Ariz. -

Maricopa County Sheriff's deputies have seized over a dozen animals from a ranch in the far west valley.

Deputies arrested 38-year-old Jesus Torres after serving a search warrant at a ranch in Morristown, located between Surprise and Wickenburg.

Deputies say the animals were neglected, in desperate need of food and medical attention.

They seized several animals, including 7 horses, 3 goats, and 4 dogs.

"We continue to crack down on animal abuse. This is another example where owners do not take care of their animals," said Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

"We arrested the owner, put him into the 4th Avenue Jail. The horses and ponies are going to our Tent City Jail where the male inmates will take care of them. The chihuahuas went to our 1st Ave Jail."

Torres is facing 27 counts of animal abuse.

Didn't find what
you were looking for?

Powered by WorldNow

KSAZ-TV & KUTP
511 W. Adams St.
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Phone: (602) 257-1234
Fax: (602) 262-0177

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices