• Man bonds out of jail after being charged in 'major' animal cruelty case

    By: Sara Whaley , Ryan Love


    MOUNDS, Okla. - Quick Facts:

    • A man bonded out of jail Tuesday after being charged in a "major" animal cruelty case in Tulsa County.
    • Billy Dye is charged with one count of animal cruelty.
    • Deputies arrested Dye and he posted $2,000 bond Tuesday morning.
    • Documents show deputies found nearly 100 sheep and goats and a dozen pigs on his property near 181st Street South and Peoria in Mounds in late May.
    • Six pens reportedly housed the animals but also contained several other animal carcasses and bones -- including a skull.
    • Dye does not live at the property and told deputies he could not care for or find anyone else to care for the animals.
    • The people who live on the property say they tried to help until two years ago when Dye told them to stay away from the animals.

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