North Carolina man faces a dozen animal cruelty charges after 12 dogs seized from home

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by: Nexstar Media WirePosted: Feb 23, 2021 / 06:31 AM EST / Updated: Feb 23, 2021 / 06:31 AM EST

Courtesy: Robeson County Sheriff’s Office

PEMBROKE, N.C. (WBTW) – A Pembroke man is facing twelve misdemeanor cruelty to animals charges after a dozen dogs were seized from a home in Robeson County.

Deputies with the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office say Nehemiah Pate, 25, was arrested Monday. Deputies were tipped off by a community member about the living conditions and malnourishment of several dogs at Pate’s home on Ottmus Road.North Carolina woman accused of stabbing man, breathing in deputy’s face after saying she tested positive for COVID 

The dogs were rescued and transported to local veterinarian hospitals for treatment and care. The sheriff’s office provided photos of the dogs.

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“There is no excuse for animal cruelty,” Sheriff Burnis Wilkins said. “Animals can’t express their feelings but when abuse is recognized, we must become their voice.” Sheriff Wilkins also called the case “horrific”.

Anyone with information about the case or other cases of animal cruelty is asked to contact the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office at (910) 671-3170 or (910) 671-3100.

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