Pig Caretaker Turns Himself In - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock


Pig Caretaker Turns Himself In

The Lubbock County man responsible for more than 100 dead pigs earlier this month turned himself in to authorities on Tuesday. Willard "Wade" Franklin was booked at the Lubbock County Sheriff's Office Tuesday morning. Tuesday night Franklin went free, after posting a $750 bond.

Franklin faces charges of Class-A Misdemeanor of animal cruelty in both Lubbock and Hockley Counties. That means with the combined charges, Franklin could spend a total of two years in jail and pay $8,000 in fines.

Powered by WorldNow

5600 Avenue A
Lubbock, TX. 79404

FCC Public File
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KCBD. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.