Byron police officers find bags of kittens, man charged with seven counts of animal cruelty

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BYRON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Byron Police arrested a man for several counts of animal cruelty Sunday.

According to a news release, a bag of newborn kittens were found under a table outside the home of Ronald Wade Trawick.

Complaints made by neighbors say Trawick beat his dogs and even killed one.

During a search warrant police found eight dogs and eight cats outside the property and eighteen marijuana plant growing inside the home.

A dog removed from a shallow grave in the backyard was identified by a neighbor as a dog Trawick told someone he killed.

Trawick is facing seven charges of animal cruelty and felony drug charges.

The bag of kittens is being cared for by a veterinarian.