One suspect has been arrested on a warrant for animal cruelty (Class A Misdemeanor) and torturing or mutilating a vertebrate animal (Level 6 Felony). Edgar Gardozo-Vasquez, 36 years old of Brook, IN was taken into custody, he is currently being held at the Newton County Jail. Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) has placed a hold on Gardozo-Vasquez.
There are still outstanding warrants for Santiago Ruvalcaba Contreros and Miguel Angel Navarro Serrano.
All suspects are considered innocent unless/until proven guilty in a court of law.
Assisting agencies: Jasper County Sheriff and Indiana State Police