Sheriff: Teens Charged After Burning & Killing Opossum

7:02 PM, Jan 6, 2014   |    comments
  • Left: Kalob Jennings Hubbard Right: Jared Raymond Rose Photos: Forsyth Co. Sheriff's Office
  • Kalob Jennings Hubbard Photo: Forsyth Co. Sheriff's Office
  • Jared Raymond Rose Photo: Forsyth Co. Sheriff's Office
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TOBACCOVILLE, N.C. -- The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office says they have charged three teenagers with animal cruelty after they allegedly burned and killed a opossum.

Chief Deputy Stanley tells WFMY News 2 investigators found a video on a social media site where the teens captured and burned the opossum, resulting in its death.

Deputies say they arrested Kalob Jennings Hubbard, 18, of Tobaccoville and Jared Raymond Rose, 17, of King on Sunday and charged them each with Felony Animal Cruelty. Both were placed in the Forsyth County Law Enforcement Detention Center under a $10,000.00 secure bond.

An unidentified 15 year-old male was also reported to be involved by deputies. Chief Stanley says a juvenile petition has been submitted for him.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information about the alelged crime is being asked to contact the Sheriff's Office at (336) 727-2112 or Crimestoppers at (336) 727-2800.

Forsyth County Sheriff's Office, WFMY News 2

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