Otsego County Sheriff Richard J. Devlin, Jr. announces the arrest of a Town of Oneonta man after an animal cruelty investigation involving pigs at a Town of Laurens farm.

Jared. J. Talbot (above) is accused of overriding torturing or injuring animals and failure to provide sustenance in violation of the NYS Agriculture and Markets Law.  Talbot faces 4 charges of animal torture and abuse and failure to provide sustenance to animals.  He was arrested on Wednesday October 24, 2018.

The Otsego County Sheriff’s Office announces the arrest of the above named Defendant following a civilian complaint and subsequent investigation into animal cruelty in the Town of Laurens. The defendant is to appear in the Town of Laurens Court on a later date.