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One suspect in custody in connection with the animal cruelty case at Fair Oaks Farms

One suspect has been arrested on a warrant for the case at Fair Oaks Farms.

Posted: Jun 12, 2019 4:32 PM
Updated: Jun 12, 2019 4:58 PM

NEWTON COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — One suspect has been arrested on a warrant for the case at Fair Oaks Farms. According to the Newton County Sheriff's Office, 36-year-old Edgar Gardozo-Vasquez or Brook, Indiana was taken into custody. He is currently being held at the Newton County Jail. Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) has placed a hold on Gardozo-Vasquez.

Gardozo-Vasquez was arrested on a warrant for animal cruelty (Class A Misdemeanor) and torturing or mutilating a vertebrate animal (Level 6 Felony). 

There are still outstanding warrants for Santiago Ruvalcaba Contreros and Miguel Angel Navarro Serrano.

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