Police investigating animal dragging incidents
By LISA GRAYBEAL
Staff Writer, Chambersburg
GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the deaths of a pregnant cow and a bull calf found along the sides of roads in Antrim Township. The animals were tied by their necks and dragged behind vehicles, police said.
The bull calf was found Saturday on the gravel shoulder of Grant Shook Road in Greencastle, police said.
It had a thin metal chain wrapped around its neck and was dragged "some distance" between the hours of 10 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Saturday, according to state police Trooper Philip Payes, who investigated the incident.
It was unknown if the calf was dead before it was dragged on the road, police said. The calf had no identifying marks and the owner was unknown, police said.