New Arrest in Florida Slaughter Farms Case
Another Florida man has been arrested in connection with a raid on three farms where horses and other animals are believed to have been illegally butchered and sold for human consumption.
Earlier this month, the Animal Recovery Mission (ARM), along with personnel from the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office (PBSO) and other agencies, raided three illegal slaughter farms. Richard Cuoto, ARM founder, said the raids took place at Rancho Garcia in Loxahatchee and G.A. Paso Fino Farm and Medina Farm, both in West Palm Beach. A total of 750 animals—including horses, goats, cattle, pigs, dogs, cats, and birds—were rescued during the raids.
Six people were arrested in the farm raids, and a week later, another man was arrested in connection with the case.
According to PBSO records, Rodobaldo Diaz of Palm Beach, Florida, was arrested on Oct. 20 and charged with four counts of animal cruelty. He is free on
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