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Man arrested for animal cruelty in Carbondale

Jacob K. Spradling, 22 of Murphysboro, was arrested for animal cruelty following an...
Jacob K. Spradling, 22 of Murphysboro, was arrested for animal cruelty following an investigation into the death of a dog in Carbondale.(Source: Carbondale Police Department)
Published: Sep. 12, 2021 at 10:24 PM CDT
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CARBONDALE, Ill. (KFVS) - Carbondale Police arrested a man for animal cruelty.

According to police, officers learned on September 3 that a dog died from possible abuse on the 1100 block of East Walnut in June.

The investigation into the claim led to the arrest of 22-year-old Jacob Spradling.

Spradling, of Murphysboro, was charged with animal cruelty when he was taken into custody on Sept. 8.

He was booked into the Jackson County Jail and released on $50,000 bond.

Police said the investigation is active and ongoing.

If you have any information about the incident, call the police at 618-457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 618-549-COPS.

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, the Murphysboro Police Department, Murphysboro Animal Control and the Jackson County State’s Attorney’s Office assisted with the investigation.

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