Police: Man neglected 8 beagles

JERSEY SHORE – Robert E. McAlister Sr., 73, of 2420 Route 287, has been charged with cruelty to animals for allegedly neglecting and mistreating eight beagles at his Mifflin Township home that were seized by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals on Feb. 27.

The SPCA filed the charge against McAlister, who has been sent a summons to appear before District Judge Jerry C. Lepley.