Court Papers: Man Tosses Box of Ferrets into Susquehanna River

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WILKES-BARRE -- A man will spend two-and-a-half to six years in prison for animal cruelty, perjury and other charges.

According to court papers, Michael Craige lied about having a dying sister to get out of jail. Craige is also accused of throwing a sealed box containing ferrets into the Susquehanna River in 2015 in Luzerne County.

Craige was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty.

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