LIVE OAK, California (KION-TV) – The Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter stated a $ 1,000 reward is being supplied for data that would result in the arrest and conviction of somebody who arrange unlawful metal leg traps in Dwell Oak.
Animal Welfare stated the bone traps had been discovered close to Felt Avenue, Corcoran Avenue, Paget Avenue and twenty fourth Avenue. On Sunday, a resident of one of many above neighborhoods stated they discovered a squirrel with two metal leg traps on his legs in his backyard.
The squirrel needed to be killed because of the extent of its harm, the shelter stated. Police had been contacted and so they searched varied backyards however discovered that no additional proof was discovered.
Witnesses stated the squirrel was lively sufficient to run and climb, so the traps may have been set wherever.
“Setting these traps is unlawful below a number of California legal guidelines, and we want your assist discovering out who did it,” the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter stated. “If the particular person or individuals who set the traps have extra of their possession, further wild animals, cats or canine could also be affected.
Anybody with data ought to contact Officer Todd Stosuy at Todd.Stosuy@santacruzcounty.us.