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Teen filmed himself dropping stray dog from balcony, NC officials say

Officers also seized two handguns, drug paraphernalia, $1,000 and counter-surveillance equipment.  (MGN)
Officers also seized two handguns, drug paraphernalia, $1,000 and counter-surveillance equipment. (MGN)(WJHG)
Published: May. 22, 2020 at 3:58 PM EDT
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Deputies in North Carolina said they arrested an 18-year-old after he allegedly posted a video to social media showing himself drop a stray dog from a balcony.

According to a release from the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office, deputies with the animal services division charged Jashon Tyrell Hampton, 18, with felony animal cruelty, which is a class H felony.

WFMY

the video was sent to the sheriff's office on Wednesday, which launched an investigation.

Hampton appeared before the magistrate and was given an unsecured bond in the amount of $1,000.00.

WFMY reported that the dog has not been found.

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