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The Rhode Island SPCA would like to offer a $1000.00 reward for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible the malicious killing of a turkey as depicted in the video sent to the RISPCA from WJAR news on 11/20/17 (IMAGES BELOW).
After a detailed investigation, it was determined that the incident occurred in the Town of Burrilllville and that there was probable cause to substantiate a violation of Rhode Island General Law 4-1-5, for the Malicious Killing of an Animal. Investigation also revealed that the method used in the video do not align with acceptable methods of humane slaughter or euthanasia according to both Rhode Island and National standards.
We are currently unable to definitively identify the person in the video who is responsible for this act and we are looking for your help. Please contact the Rhode Island SPCA Law Enforcement Officer at 401-438-8150 ext. 6. or cruelty@RISPCA.com
Your identity will be held anonymous.
Again, a reward in the amount of $1000 is being offered for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible. Please contact the Rhode Island SPCA Law Enforcement Officer at 401-438-8150 ext. 6. or cruelty@RISPCA.com