New Bern Police arrest woman who threw kittens out of car

Cecilia Martinez-Ramirez (New Bern Police Department photo)

NEW BERN, Craven County - New Bern Police announced the arrest Thursday of a woman who was throwing kittens out of her vehicle.

Cecilia Martinez-Ramirez of New Bern was arrested Thursday. She's charged with cruelty to animals. No further information was provided on her bond or status.

On May 24 at around 4:20 p.m., New Bern Police responded to the area of Country Club Road and First Street for a report of a woman throwing kittens out of the window of her moving vehicle. Officers arrived on the scene, made contact with the caller and began an investigation.

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