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Denton Woman Facing Felony Animal Cruelty Charges After 55 Animals Seized

Denton Woman Facing Felony Animal Cruelty Charges After 55 Animals Seized

mexitographer via Adobe Stock ASHEBORO N.C. - What started with an attempt to serve a criminal summons on a homeowner for letting livestock run loose, ended with 55 animals seized and a Denton woman being charged with 10 counts of felony animal cruelty charges. In a press release the Randolph County Sheriff's Office says that on June 14th, 2022 a Sargent with the department's patrol division went to a home on Sandalwood Dr. in Denton to serve a criminal summons for livestock running at large on Melina Kay Robinson. The Sheriff's Office says that they we not able to locate Robinson that day, but while they were there the Sargent noticed signs of animal neglect, which he reported to Randolph County Animal Services. Animal Services says the sent out employees that same day to try...

Space Heater Likely Cause Of Fatal House Fire

ASHEBORO NC - Officials have released the name of the victim of a fatal house fire in Denton on Thursday. According to a statement from the Randolph County Sheriff's office fire crews from Randolph and Davidson counties were called to a report of a house fire at 7026 Canaan Church Rd., in Denton. Initial reports from 911 calls indicated someone was possibly still inside the house. Fire crews arrived to find the home heavily involved with fire. While working to put out the fire, firefighters found the body of a male in the living room of the home. investigators with the Randolph County Fire Marshal’s Office determined that the fire was accidental and caused by an electric space heater. Jonathan Hogue, 29, was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Randolph County Medical Examiner. ...