SPRINGFIELD TWP — A Columbia Cross Roads man was recently charged with cruelty to animals.
Cody Collins, 28, was arrested after state police were dispatched to Big Pond Road on March 24 after a deceased dog was found in a garbage bag and its head found on the property.
Police found that Collins neglected this dog which led to its death. There was also a second dog found at the residence that was taken to a nearby animal care shelter a few weeks prior.
Before arrival to the shelter, the dog had sores and its own feces covering its body.
Cages that the dogs were kept in had no food or water and had piles of dog feces.
Collins was arraigned before Judge Wilcox and sent to Bradford County Correctional Facility in leu of $45,000 bail.