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West Milford DPW Chief Charged In Poisoning Of Robin's Nest

Carlos Luaces, the director of Public works for West Milford, was fired after he was charged.
Carlos Luaces, the director of Public works for West Milford, was fired after he was charged. Photo Credit: Wikipedia

WEST MILFORD, N.J. -- The West Milford superintendent of public works was charged last week with animal cruelty after he was accused of spraying a robin's nest with pesticide, killing two chicks and destroying an egg.

The Passaic County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals charged Carlos Luaces, of Byram in Sussex County, with knowingly poisoning a living animal and causing death, an indictable offense that is a crime of the third degree.

Luaces has been fired.

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