Turkeys massacred at Nipomo school
April 27, 2011
Nipomo High School students and faculty returned to school Thursday to find its agricultural program had been targeted and 19 of its turkeys had been slaughtered overnight.
The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Ag Task Force and school resource deputies are investigating who stabbed the 19 birds, and injured two others, that were caged prior to the attack. One turkey was still missing when the carnage was discovered just before 7:30 a.m.
The Sheriff’s Department says the suspect or culprits, if found, will likely be charged with felony animal cruelty.
Officials are asking anyone with information about this crime to visit www.slotips.org or text SLOTIPS to CRIMES (274637).