North Carolina man arrested, accused of tossing kittens from moving vehicle

A North Carolina man is now behind bars after police say he was tossing kittens from a moving car in Jacksonville. One was found dead. (Credit: Onslow County sheriff's office)

A North Carolina man is now behind bars after police say he was tossing kittens from a moving car in Jacksonville.

Cesar Alvarez, 27, was arrested Friday in Onslow County. Officers say they got a call from a witness who said they saw the kittens being tossed out of the car.

According to Authorities, one kitten was found dead and the other could not be located.

Alvarez is facing a felony charge of cruelty to animals. He's in jail under a $5,000 secured bond.

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