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New Jersey Police Find 67 Puppies in Van

April 05, 2016  | 

Paramus (NJ) Police found 67 puppies caged inside a poorly heated and poorly ventilated van outside a closed pet store. (Photo: Paramus PD)
Paramus (NJ) Police found 67 puppies caged inside a poorly heated and poorly ventilated van outside a closed pet store. (Photo: Paramus PD)

Paramus, NJ, police overnight Monday found 67 puppies packed into small metal crates in a van parked behind a pet store owned by a businessman already facing animal cruelty charges.

Police Officers Daniel Derienzo and Matthew Lombardo were patrolling the area around 3 a.m. when they "heard crying and whining coming from inside" the white 2002 Freightliner Sprinter parked outside of the regular parking stalls at Just Pups, Paramus Police Chief Kenneth Ehrenberg said.

Inside, they found crates holding two to four puppies each. All were alive, the chief told the Paramus Daily Voice.

"The temperature inside the van was 38 degrees Fahrenheit and the outside temperature was 35 degrees," Ehrenberg said.

"The officers also observed that the crates were too small for some of the dogs who could not stand up inside of them. Some of the crates also did not contain food or water and some of the dogs were covered in feces."

Last month, the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals filed 267 animal cruelty charges against the owner of the van.


Comments (4)

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kevCopAz @ 4/5/2016 7:14 PM

Too bad we can't cram the owner of the pet shop in a small cage and put him out in near freezing weather. Crude, yes, deserved, OH hell yeas.

Sheriff's Explorer Sgt. @ 4/5/2016 10:20 PM

I agree, this guy needs to be in prison for a long time.

Percy @ 4/6/2016 3:55 PM

@kevCopAz
You see kev this is why you are not a judge. Violence begetts violence. Toobad people like you
refuse to learn that. I this guy the worst, you bet but you don't get to punish him( even though I see le handing out death sentences far too frequently) that's for the courts.

What thoughts do you have concerning Officer Brady Juell?
To me it looked like cold blooded murder, no different than the IDF soldier in Hebron.

Sheriffs Explorer Sgt. @ 4/6/2016 11:51 PM

I just looked up Officer Brady Juell and there's not much info available online. The shooting appears to be justified as the lady was charging the Officer with a knife. Draw your own conclusions though.

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