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Local man indicted on two separate animal cruelty charges

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Posted at 11:42 AM, Jun 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-09 12:42:03-04

The Nueces County Sheriff's Office arrested a man on animal cruelty charges Thursday morning.

Joseph Adams was indicted on charges of cruelty to a non-livestock animal and attack on an assistance animal-causes death.

Officials have not released the circumstances surrounding the animals' deaths.

The 57-year-old man was being held on a $20,000 bond; he has bonded out.

This is a developing story. Check back with KRIS 6 News for updates.