Christopher Pozzi, 51, was arrested by West Deptford Police and charged with animal cruelty after he was caught on camera physically abusing a cat. WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. - West Deptford Police arrested a man who they say caused extensive injuries to a cat at an apartment complex in Gloucester County.On Sunday, at around 10:14 p.m., West Deptford Police say they responded to the area of Forrest Creek Lane in the Forrest Creek Apartment Complex in West Deptford to speak with a woman who they say had a doorbell camera video of a man abusing a cat.
Patrol Officer Madeline Brunck says the video shows a man picking up the cat over his head and violently throwing it onto the concrete floor several times.
Then, the man is seen leaving the area for a brief time, leaving the injured cat lying on the ground, according to officials.
After returning a short time later, police say the man picked up the cat and threw it out of camera view. After reviewing the footage, Officer Brunck later identified the man as Christopher Pozzi, 51.MORE HEADLINES 3 students sent to hospital after school bus crash in West Philadelphia, officials sayDelaware readies for possible plane full of migrants being sent from TexasGirl, 1, critical after being attacked by 2 dogs inside Philadelphia home, police sayK-9 Officer Joseph LaMalfa, a certified animal cruelty investigator, says the cat was possibly thrown in an adjacent dumpster.