Johnston Man Charged With Cruelty To Animals
Posted June 10, 2004
JOHNSTON COUNTY, N.C. — The Johnston County Sheriff's Office has another pit bull fighting case on its hands.
Elgato Savage, 26, is charged with cruelty to animals.
Deputies found a dead dog and several injured ones on his property in Clayton. A neighbor reported Savage to police, saying he was fighting the dogs.
In February, a major dogfighting ring turned up in Johnston County.