Man faces 60 counts of animal cruelty after exotic pets taken from house

William Hale (Source: Crittenden County Jail)
William Hale (Source: Crittenden County Jail)(Crittenden County Jail)
Updated: May. 24, 2019 at 12:16 PM CDT
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MARION, Ark. (WMC) - A Marion man is in jail after his home was found with a number of exotic animals inside.

Officers were called to the home on Belair Cove after someone was worried about barking dogs at the home.

Upon entering, officers found several dogs, snakes, and exotic birds inside.

Officers arrested the homeowner, William Hale. He faces 60 counts of aggravated animal cruelty.

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