Arrest After 3,000 Hogs Starve

A Randalia man has been arrested after more than 3,000 hogs starved to death, according to KWWL. 41 year old Derek Smith turned himself in on June 9th. He was working for Valley Pork LLC when he failed to feed the hogs. In total 3,000 hogs were found dead while another 200 had to be killed due to the condition they were found in. Smith was charged with Livestock Neglect. He faces a fine of up to $2,560 and up to one year in jail if he is found guilty.