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The Palm Beach Post
One arrested in alleged animal abuse at Okeechobee dairyPalm Beach Post Staff Writer Helias Cruz was arrested on one count of kicking
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 6 days ago
Palm Beach Post Staff Writer Helias Cruz was arrested on one count of kicking an animal, the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office said. Helias Cruz, 49, is charged with one count of kicking an animal. Warrants for have been issued for three others... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Police not trained in mental health situationsrecently received suicide prevention. Working on getting the CIT model. County
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 6 days ago
recently received suicide prevention. Working on getting the CIT model. County Commission is helping to secure funding/ Okeechobee County: *Not a CIT county. Mandatory: Baker Act is covered in basic recruit class. No specific training mentally... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Arrest made in Florida dairy cow abuse case; three others soughtwas Helias Cruz, 49, charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty for kicking a cow,
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
was Helias Cruz, 49, charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty for kicking a cow, according a news release Friday from the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office. Warrants are out for three others on charges of felony animal cruelty for a variety of... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
One arrested in Florida dairy cow abuse case; three others soughtwas Helias Cruz, 49, charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty for kicking a cow,
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
was Helias Cruz, 49, charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty for kicking a cow, according a news release Friday from the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office. The three others were charged with felony animal cruelty for a variety of acts allegedly... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Arrest warrants issued for Larson dairy workers in cow abuse caseThe Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday that warrants were issued
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
The Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday that warrants were issued and suspects being sought in the case of workers videotaped punching, kicking and beating cows with metal bars at Larson Dairy Farm. A detective met with state... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Arrest warrants issued for Larson dairy workers in cow abuse caseThe Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday that warrants were issued
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
The Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday that warrants were issued and suspects being sought in the case of workers videotaped punching, kicking and beating cows with metal bars at Larson Dairy Farm. A detective met with state... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Second dairy accused of cow abusevideo that appears to show cows being beaten, whipped and forced to live in app
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
video that appears to show cows being beaten, whipped and forced to live in appalling conditions at Burnham Dairy Farm in Okeechobee County. Taken by an undercover investigator for an animal rights group, the video shows what the organization... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Second dairy accused of cow abusevideo that appears to show cows being beaten, whipped and forced to live in app
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
video that appears to show cows being beaten, whipped and forced to live in appalling conditions at Burnham Dairy Farm in Okeechobee County. Taken by an undercover investigator for an animal rights group, the video shows what the organization... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Child with autism still faces criminal chargesThe video of an Okeechobee County Sheriff’s deputy handcuffing a 10-year-old bo
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 10 days ago
The video of an Okeechobee County Sheriff’s deputy handcuffing a 10-year-old boy with autism and removing him from his school made national headlines. Now, the boy’s mom, who shot the video, says nothing has changed. She’s frustrated that her son... Read more
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The Courier Mail
RUSH HOUR: ‘Drunk Yoga’ is now a thingthe animals” and that they would be stopping deliveries from that farm. The ab
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 days ago
the animals” and that they would be stopping deliveries from that farm. The abuse is reportedly being investigated by the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office. WARNING: Disturbing content. Amazon Australia’s imminent launch The opening date of... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Police investigating after undercover video shows Florida dairy..."I believe there will be criminal charges forthcoming on the completion of this
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
"I believe there will be criminal charges forthcoming on the completion of this investigation," Okeechobee County Sheriff Noel Stephen said at a news conference Thursday afternoon, according to the Sun-Sentinel. The video also caused a financial... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Cow abuse at dairy: Extreme case or common practice?industry vigorously denies. After a video surfaced Thursday of dairy workers b
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
industry vigorously denies. After a video surfaced Thursday of dairy workers beating cows with metal rods at a dairy in Okeechobee County, Publix suspended that dairy’s deliveries and the Okeechobee County sheriff announced a criminal... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Publix done with milk provider after cow abuse video-- Sheriff's officials have opened a criminal investigation into the alleged mi
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 13 days ago
-- Sheriff's officials have opened a criminal investigation into the alleged mistreatment of cows at a Florida dairy farm. Okeechobee County Sheriff Noel Stephen said during a news conference that he assigned an investigator to the case after... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Larson dairy farm placed on probationary statuson probationary status by the National Milk Producers Federation. This, after v
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 13 days ago
on probationary status by the National Milk Producers Federation. This, after video of alleged abuse of cows at the farm in Okeechobee County surfaced. The animal activist organization that created the video to uncover the alleged abuse claims this... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Publix done with state's biggest milk provider after cow abuse video-- Sheriff's officials have opened a criminal investigation into the alleged mi
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 13 days ago
-- Sheriff's officials have opened a criminal investigation into the alleged mistreatment of cows at a Florida dairy farm. Okeechobee County Sheriff Noel Stephen said during a news conference that he assigned an investigator to the case after... Read more
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TribLIVE
Undercover video shows dairy farm worker kicking cowsthem with metal rods has prompted authorities to open a criminal investigation
TribLIVE / Posted 14 days ago
them with metal rods has prompted authorities to open a criminal investigation at one of Florida's largest dairy farms. Okeechobee County Sheriff Noel Stephen said during a news conference that he assigned an investigator to the case involving... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Florida dairy accused of animal cruelty; Publix suspends milk deliveriesa criminal investigation at one of Florida's largest dairy farms. Video purpor
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 14 days ago
a criminal investigation at one of Florida's largest dairy farms. Video purportedly shows animal cruelty at Larson Dairy Okeechobee County Sheriff is investigating Publix is suspending milk deliveries from Larson Okeechobee County Sheriff Noel... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Undercover video shows worker kicking cows at dairy farm- Sheriff's officials have opened a criminal investigation into the alleged mis
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 14 days ago
- Sheriff's officials have opened a criminal investigation into the alleged mistreatment of cows at a Florida dairy farm. Okeechobee County Sheriff Noel Stephen said during a news conference that he assigned an investigator to the case after... Read more
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Daily Mail
Undercover video shows worker kicking and beating cows at Florida farmthem with metal rods has prompted authorities to open a criminal investigation
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
them with metal rods has prompted authorities to open a criminal investigation at one of Florida's largest dairy farms. Okeechobee County Sheriff Noel Stephen said during a news conference Thursday that he assigned an investigator to the case... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Disturbing video appears to show abuse of cows at Florida dairy farmWARNING: Video contains abuse against animals OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, Fla. — A dist
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 14 days ago
WARNING: Video contains abuse against animals OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, Fla. — A disturbing video appears to show workers at a dairy farm in Florida abusing cows and beating them with metal rods, according to the SunSentinel. The video, which was taken by... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Undercover video shows worker kicking cows at dairy farm- Sheriff's officials have opened a criminal investigation into the alleged mis
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 14 days ago
- Sheriff's officials have opened a criminal investigation into the alleged mistreatment of cows at a Florida dairy farm. Okeechobee County Sheriff Noel Stephen said during a news conference that he assigned an investigator to the case after... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Undercover video shows worker kicking cows at dairy farm— Sheriff's officials have opened a criminal investigation into the alleged mis
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 14 days ago
— Sheriff's officials have opened a criminal investigation into the alleged mistreatment of cows at a Florida dairy farm. Okeechobee County Sheriff Noel Stephen said during a news conference that he assigned an investigator to the case after... Read more
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FOX News
Undercover video shows worker kicking cows at dairy farm– Sheriff's officials have opened a criminal investigation into the alleged mis
FOX News / Posted 14 days ago
– Sheriff's officials have opened a criminal investigation into the alleged mistreatment of cows at a Florida dairy farm. Okeechobee County Sheriff Noel Stephen said during a news conference that he assigned an investigator to the case after... Read more
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FOX News
Undercover video shows worker kicking cows at dairy farm– Sheriff's officials have opened a criminal investigation into the alleged mis
FOX News / Posted 14 days ago
– Sheriff's officials have opened a criminal investigation into the alleged mistreatment of cows at a Florida dairy farm. Okeechobee County Sheriff Noel Stephen said during a news conference that he assigned an investigator to the case after... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Undercover video shows worker kicking cows at dairy farm— Sheriff's officials have opened a criminal investigation into the alleged mis
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 14 days ago
— Sheriff's officials have opened a criminal investigation into the alleged mistreatment of cows at a Florida dairy farm. Okeechobee County Sheriff Noel Stephen said during a news conference that he assigned an investigator to the case after... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Undercover video shows worker kicking cows at dairy farm— Sheriff's officials have opened a criminal investigation into the alleged mis
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 14 days ago
— Sheriff's officials have opened a criminal investigation into the alleged mistreatment of cows at a Florida dairy farm. Okeechobee County Sheriff Noel Stephen said during a news conference that he assigned an investigator to the case after... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Undercover video shows worker kicking cows at Florida dairy farm— Sheriff's officials have opened a criminal investigation into the alleged mis
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
— Sheriff's officials have opened a criminal investigation into the alleged mistreatment of cows at a Florida dairy farm. Okeechobee County Sheriff Noel Stephen said during a news conference that he assigned an investigator to the case after... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Undercover video shows worker kicking cows at dairy farm— Sheriff's officials have opened a criminal investigation into the alleged mis
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 days ago
— Sheriff's officials have opened a criminal investigation into the alleged mistreatment of cows at a Florida dairy farm. Okeechobee County Sheriff Noel Stephen said during a news conference that he assigned an investigator to the case after... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Criminal investigation opened into abuse of cows at dairy farman undercover video released Thursday appeared to show workers beating cows wit
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
an undercover video released Thursday appeared to show workers beating cows with metal rods and engaging in other abuse. Okeechobee County Sheriff Noel Stephen said he assigned an investigator to the case after his office received materials... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Florida dairy farm investigated after animal abuse seen in undercover footageDeputies from the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a Florid
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 14 days ago
Deputies from the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a Florida farm after footage leaked by animal-rights activist group Animal Recovery Mission appears to show farm workers mistreating dairy cows at Larson Dairy Farm in Okeechobee... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Florida dairy farm investigated after animal abuse seen in undercover footageDeputies from the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a Florid
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 14 days ago
Deputies from the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a Florida farm after footage leaked by animal-rights activist group Animal Recovery Mission appears to show farm workers mistreating dairy cows at Larson Dairy Farm in Okeechobee... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Florida dairy farm investigated after animal abuse seen in undercover footageDeputies from the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a Florid
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 14 days ago
Deputies from the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a Florida farm after footage leaked by animal-rights activist group Animal Recovery Mission appears to show farm workers mistreating dairy cows at Larson Dairy Farm in Okeechobee... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Florida dairy farm investigated after animal abuse seen in undercover footageDeputies from the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a Florid
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 14 days ago
Deputies from the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a Florida farm after footage leaked by animal-rights activist group Animal Recovery Mission appears to show farm workers mistreating dairy cows at Larson Dairy Farm in Okeechobee... Read more
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ajc.com
Florida dairy farm investigated after animal abuse seen in undercover footageDeputies from the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a Florid
ajc.com / Posted 14 days ago
Deputies from the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a Florida farm after footage leaked by animal-rights activist group Animal Recovery Mission appears to show farm workers mistreating dairy cows at Larson Dairy Farm in Okeechobee... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Florida dairy farm investigated after animal abuse seen in undercover footageDeputies from the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a Florid
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 14 days ago
Deputies from the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a Florida farm after footage leaked by animal-rights activist group Animal Recovery Mission appears to show farm workers mistreating dairy cows at Larson Dairy Farm in Okeechobee... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Florida dairy farm investigated after animal abuse seen in undercover footageDeputies from the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a Florid
Dayton Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
Deputies from the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a Florida farm after footage leaked by animal-rights activist group Animal Recovery Mission appears to show farm workers mistreating dairy cows at Larson Dairy Farm in Okeechobee... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Florida dairy farm investigated after animal abuse seen in undercover footageDeputies from the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a Florid
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 14 days ago
Deputies from the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a Florida farm after footage leaked by animal-rights activist group Animal Recovery Mission appears to show farm workers mistreating dairy cows at Larson Dairy Farm in Okeechobee... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Florida dairy farm investigated after animal abuse seen in undercover footageDeputies from the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a Florid
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 14 days ago
Deputies from the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a Florida farm after footage leaked by animal-rights activist group Animal Recovery Mission appears to show farm workers mistreating dairy cows at Larson Dairy Farm in Okeechobee... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Animal Recovery Mission claims it found animal abuse at Larson Dairy Farm in Okeechobee Countyone of the largest dairy farms in Florida and believes it has uncovered terribl
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 15 days ago
one of the largest dairy farms in Florida and believes it has uncovered terrible abuse of cows at the Larson Dairy Farm in Okeechobee County. Animal Recovery Mission went public with its findings because it wants both law enforcement and the... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Animal group releases video claiming abuse of cows at Okeechobee County dairy farmone of the largest dairy farms in Florida and believes it has uncovered terribl
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 15 days ago
one of the largest dairy farms in Florida and believes it has uncovered terrible abuse of cows at the Larson Dairy Farm in Okeechobee County. Animal Recovery Mission went public with its findings because it wants both law enforcement and the... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
66-old identified in deadly Turnpike crashA 66-year-old man from Okeechobee County died in a four-vehicle crash on Florid
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 15 days ago
A 66-year-old man from Okeechobee County died in a four-vehicle crash on Florida's Turnpike Wednesday morning, according to Florida Highway Patrol. The wreck occurred at 9 a.m. near the Glades Road exit in southern Palm Beach County. A HINO truck,... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
FEMA still has thousands of inspections leftFEMA still has thousands of homes left to inspect from Palm Beach County throug
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 29 days ago
FEMA still has thousands of homes left to inspect from Palm Beach County through the Treasure Coast and into Okeechobee County, causing some people to wait weeks for their inspections. By October 25, in Palm Beach County, 21,000 homes had been... Read more

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