North Carolina Man Accused of Beating Puppy With Shovel

The Associated Press
By The Associated Press
January 17, 2019USshare
North Carolina Man Accused of Beating Puppy With Shovel
Donald Duran Baker, 49, of Asheboro, was arrested and charged with Cruelty to an Animal. (Randolph County District Court)

Authorities in North Carolina have arrested a man who they say beat a puppy to death with a shovel.

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Shovel and rake (Pixabay)

The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that a citizen called to say they witnessed the incident on Jan. 9.

On January 14, 2019, a concerned citizen reported to the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office that he had witnessed a puppy…

Randolph County Sheriff's Office 发布于 2019年1月16日周三

After an investigation, deputies arrested 49-year-old Donald Duran Baker of Asheboro and charged him with felony cruelty to animals. There was no word on why the puppy was beaten to death.

Baker was given a $25,000 secured bond and was scheduled to appear in court Jan. 17. Online records didn’t say whether Baker is represented by an attorney.

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Puppy lying on the porch. (Pixabay)
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