Richard Couto

Several hundred of the animals are in such bad shape they will have to be euthanized. (Source: Miami-Dade Police Department)

Alleged Illegal Slaughter Farm Operator Facing 30 Charges

The alleged operator of an illegal Doral slaughter farm appeared in bond court on Friday, facing 30 charges for “committing atrocious acts against animals.”

03/13/2015

Several arrests made at an illegal slaughter farm in Southwest Miami-Dade. (Source: CBS4)

Father, Son Accused Of Running Slaughter Farm Released From Jail

A father and son accused of running an illegal slaughter farm have been released from jail on bond.

06/30/2013

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CBS4 Investigates: Severe Animal Cruelty

On videotape, they sound like the screams of a baby. And they are. But in this case, what you hear are the cries of a baby goat.

CBS4–02/21/2013

Crime Tape DL

Decapitated Animals Found Near SoBe Condo

Two animals, which had been decapitated and thrown into Biscayne Bay, washed up behind a South Beach condo Sunday morning.

01/06/2013

The hoof of a slaughtered horse found in SW Miami-Dade. (Source: CBS4)

Slaughtered Horses Found In SW Miami-Dade Field

Animal activists have made a disturbing discovery; the slaughter of two horses whose remains were found dumped in Southwest Miami-Dade, months apart.

CBS4–11/02/2012

A site used for animal sacrifices was discovered northwest of Hialeah.  (Source: CBS4)

Animal Sacrifice Site Found In NW Dade

A site used for animal sacrifices has been discovered tucked away in an unincorporated section of Miami-Dade northwest of Hialeah police.

CBS4–04/11/2012

(Source: CBS4) Two horses on a farm in NW Miami-Dade.

Police Investigate S. Fla. Horse Slaughter

Miami-Dade Police are investigating the gruesome killing of a horse whose body was dumped on the side of a road in Northwest Miami-Dade.

CBS4–10/21/2011