Woman arrested, accused of throwing kittens from moving vehicle

Woman arrested, accused of throwing kittens from moving vehicle
Sonia Talette Shavers, 53, is charged with cruelty to non-livestock animals.

BOWIE COUNTY, Texas (KSLA) - A woman is accused after a driver said she was throwing kittens from her SUV last Friday.

Sonia Talette Shavers, 53, is charged with cruelty to non-livestock animals, according to the Bowie County Sheriff’s Office.

A driver called the Bowie County Sheriff’s Office and said they unintentionally hit a kitten in the road before noticing that several kittens were being thrown from the SUV in front of them.

The driver was able to provide a description of the vehicle and the license plate number.

A deputy was able to pullover the vehicle with Shavers at the wheel.

She was booked into the Bi-State Jail. Her bond was set at $10,000.

“The Bowie County Sheriff’s Office is appreciative of any citizen cooperation that leads to the arrest of criminal offenders,” reads a news release from BCSO. “The information provided to the Bowie County Sheriff’s Office by this citizen facilitated the arrest of the person responsible for this heinous crime.”

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