San Jose police caught a suspected cat killer but need the public’s help in identifying more victims.
SJPD arrested 24-year-old Robert Farmer last week after a string of cat deaths and disappearances throughout San Jose. On Oct. 8, cops found him asleep in his car with a cat carcass in a Home Depot parking lot.
Farmer, the son of a retired San Jose Police Department captain, matched the description of a man recorded on a home security camera stealing a cat named GoGo late last month.
Residents in the Cambrian neighborhood said several cats have gone missing or been found dead.
Farmer was arraigned Tuesday on charges of felony animal cruelty and misdemeanor battery, according to CBS 5.
Residents in the Blossom Valley neighborhood also suspect Farmer may have had a role in recently missing cats.
Anyone with information about the case can call the SJPD assaults unit at 408.277.4161 or contact the Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers at 408.947.7867 or www.svcrimestoppers.org.