Names released of 3 charged with animal cruelty at dairy

FAIR OAKS, Ind. — Authorities have released the names of three former employees of a large northwestern Indiana dairy farm who were charged with animal cruelty following the release of undercover video showing workers kicking and throwing calves.

The Newton County Sheriff's Office says officers are searching for the suspects in the alleged animal abuse at Fair Oaks Farms.

Video released last week by the animal rights group Animal Recovery Mission shows calves being thrown and kicked in the head at the popular agritourism destination.

Police identified the men Tuesday as 31-year-old Santiago Ruvalcaba Contreros, 36-year-old Edgar Gardozo Vazquez and 38-year-old Miguel Angel Navarro Serrano.

Prosecutors charged them Monday with misdemeanor beating of a vertebrate animal. Arrest warrants were issued for them. It's unclear if they have attorneys who could speak on their behalf.

People also read these

Explorers find 2nd-oldest confirmed shipwreck in...

Aug 17, 2016

A team of underwater explorers says it has found the second-oldest confirmed shipwreck in the Great...

No oil leaks into Lake Tahoe from boat fire,...

Aug 17, 2016

The U.S. Coast Guard says firefighters protected Lake Tahoe's famously clear water as they quickly...

Lava meets the sea, puts on fire-spitting show in...

Aug 18, 2016

For the first time in three years, lava from a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has reached the...

NBA chooses New Orleans for 2017 All-Star Game

Aug 19, 2016

The NBA has decided to hold the 2017 All-Star Game in New Orleans after taking the midseason event...

New Smithsonian offers a view of rich black...

Aug 22, 2016

A sneak peek inside the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture...

In Daily Travelogue, we aim to provide rich content for the budget traveler. We only publish blog post that is informative and entertaining to add value to our readers’ user experience.

Contact us: sales[at]dailytravelogue.com