Tonya Fea has been charged with two counts of animal cruelty for the drowning of a 10-week-old Golden Retriever in a pond in West Milford last month. The dog was found dead inside a weighted cage.

Fea claims the dog was already dead. She will have her day in court on May 22.
Sharp-eyed rescue volunteers spotted other Golden Retrievers on Fea's social media account. They appeared to still be in Fea's house. Once word got out, her social media accounts became private.
All Star Pet Rescue created a Change.org petition saying:
The Passaic County Prosecutor & the Jefferson Township Pound needs to seize these and any other animals living in that home as long as this dangerous criminal is on the premises.
As of this writing, there are over 5,000 signatures. The goal is for 7,500.
It's my opinion that all animals should be removed from her home until she goes to court.

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