Humboldt city employees charged in animal abuse investigation

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. — Humboldt police have confirmed two city employees are facing charges after an animal abuse investigation.

According to a news release, 56-year-old Bruce Lynn Pafford and 76-year-old James Johnson, both of Humboldt, have been charged with aggravated cruelty to animals.

The release says Humboldt police began investigating on Jan. 4 after receiving information about alleged animal abuse.

Pafford and Johnson are currently held in the Gibson County Jail in Trenton. Their bonds are set at $10,000 each.

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