WARWICK, RI — A Warwick man turned himself in to Coventry Police Jan. 14, after which they charged him with 10 Counts of Cruelty to Animals and 10 Counts of Mistreatment of Animals at his Coventry property.
On Jan. 13, Coventry Police and Animal Control Officers, the RISPCA, and members of the State Of Rhode Island Veterinarians Office executed a Search Warrant at a Twin Brook Lane property in Coventry. The land belongs to David Pancarowicz, 61, of Warwick.
Multiple animals were being kept in “deplorable conditions” at the site, Coventry Police report. The animals did not have access to adequate food or water, and some of the animals were found severely under weight. Several animals were seized from the property: five cows (two of the five were calves), four goats, one sheep, one donkey, and one piglet.