Two London teens were arrested Wednesday night on charges of driving around a Laurel County subdivision and shooting animals, including a cat that was someone's pet.
Charles R. Farthing, 18, and an unidentified 15-year-old were charged with second-degree wanton endangerment and third-degree criminal mischief, according to a news release from Laurel County Sheriff John Root's office.
The release said Farthing and the juvenile were shooting rifles near houses from a pickup truck on Deerfoot Drive, a mile east of London. When deputies pulled the vehicle over about 10 p.m. Wednesday, they found a dead fox and a dead cat in the truck, as well as a .22-caliber rifle and a .270-caliber rifle.
When Farthing was interviewed by police, he "stated he was driving around looking for animals to shoot," the release said.
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Farthing was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center, the release said. The juvenile was released into his father's custody.