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Carbondale Man Wanted On Assault And Animal Cruelty Charges Arrested In Virginia

October 8, 2018

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Police arrested a Carbondale man wanted on aggravated assault, animal cruelty and other charges over the weekend in Virginia.

Originally wanted by Forest City police after he was accused of assaulting his girlfriend, abusing her pets and threatening her, her children and her animals, Christopher Skorets, 19, 122 Archbald St., Carbondale, faces more than two dozen new charges in Virginia, including sodomy of a mentally incapacitated victim, strangulation, abduction and assaulting a family member, according to the Virginia Beach Sheriff’s Office. Further details were not immediately available.

Skorets is held at the Virginia Beach jail without bail.

— FRANK WILKES LESNEFSKY

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