Sarnia Police make an arrest in the Joe the cat case
The Sarnia Police Service has made an arrest related to the shooting of “Joe” the cat.
The cat was discovered on Feb. 2 in the Brights Grove area suffering from numerous pellet wounds to his head.
Shortly after 6 p.m. Thursday, a 19-year-old Sarnia man was arrested by police at his residence.
Police say during the execution of a search warrant at the suspects home officers also located several oxycodone pills and approximately 50 codeine pills along with a small amount of marijuana.
The man faces two counts of animal cruelty, two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking and one count of possession of a controlled substance.
The suspect is in police custody awaiting a bail hearing.
Anyone with information is asked to call police or Crime Stoppers.