Benton County Sheriff looking for person of interest in animal torture case

Chad Alan Toney, 30 (Courtesy: Benton County Sheriff's Office)
Chad Alan Toney, 30 (Courtesy: Benton County Sheriff's Office)(KCRG)
Published: Feb. 5, 2019 at 1:41 PM CST
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The Benton County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a person of interest in an animal torture case.

An investigation has been opened in the case which involves the alleged torture of a cat. Officials are searching for 30-year-old Chad Alan Toney.

A widely-shared social media post alleges Toney stole a cat named Gladys. The post includes photos and videos that appear to show the cat in stages of being tortured. Some of the photos include captions like "Say bye bye little kitty" and "Look at that not moving no more".

Anyone with information in the case should call the Benton County Sheriff's Office at 319-472-2337.