Douglas County Sheriff's Office


 Justice Building • Roseburg, Oregon 97470 • (541) 440-4450

John Hanlin


Date/Time of Release:  09/21/2012 - 09:00
Contact Person:  Dwes Hutson  
Contact Number:  541-440-4464  
Subject:  Man Arrested for Animal Neglect  
Date/Time of Incident:  09/20/2012 - 10:00
Incident Location:  152 Scofield Ave, Roseburg, OR  
Case Number:  12-4115  
Arrested:  Rubin, Peter Rudolf / 74 yoa / Roseburg, OR

On September 20, 2012, at about 1000 hours, Douglas County Animal Control and Patrol deputies served a search warrant at 152 Scofield Ave in Roseburg.

Deputies seized 68 cats from the property. Many of the cats had health concerns including respiratory problems and eyes that were matted shut. There was cat urine and feces throughout the house making the living conditions for the cats unsafe.

Deputies arrested 74 year old Peter Rubin and lodged him in the county jail on Animal Neglect charges. The cats were transported to Saving Grace Animal Shelter where they will be evaluated and given medical care.

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