Central Point man accused of burning kittens

George Allen Savage

A Central Point man lodged in the Josephine County Jail is facing charges after he allegedly burned kittens to death.

The Josephine County Sheriff's Office reports 55-year-old George Allen Savage was arrested at a property in the 1,000-block of Plumtree Lane on Thursday morning.

The owner of the kittens called 9-1-1 to report the alleged crime that happened the night before.

Deputies responded Thursday morning and following their investigation took Savage into custody.

The report does not indicate how many kittens were involved or details of the accused crime.

Savage was charged with two counts of Aggravated Animal Abuse, a felony, and one count of 1st-Degree Animal Abuse.

He's lodged in the Josephine County Jail on a $20,000 bond.

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