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Lee County man accused of stealing 85 frozen pigs

Posted at 8:44 AM, Jan 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-04 09:20:20-05

LEE COUNTY, Fla. — A man is accused of stealing more than $29,000 worth of frozen pigs. 

Lee County Sheriff’s deputies say 43-year-old Onil Rivas-Perez was pulled over for a red-light violation in Buckingham. 

Deputies say they searched the trailer his truck was towing and found 85 frozen pigs. Detectives were already investigating a cargo theft case and determined the pigs were stolen in Atlanta, Georgia.
Perez is charged with Dealing in Stolen Property.