NC Man Arrested on a Dozen Animal Cruelty Charges

A North Carolina man was arrested in connection to a dozen animal cruelty charges. 25-year-old Nehemiah Pate had 12 dogs seized from his home in Pembroke after officers received tips from concerned neighbors. The dogs were found in an outdoor caged area and were severely malnourished. They were immediately rescued and are now receiving care and treatment at local veterinarian hospitals. Anyone with information on this case, or other cases of animal cruelty, are asked to call the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office at (910) 671-3170 or (910) 671-3100.