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Fayetteville man accused of stabbing puppy

Posted January 14, 2011

— Cumberland County sheriff’s deputies are searching for a Fayetteville man accused of abusing an 8-week-old pit bull puppy.

Cory Lashan Price, 26, of 2210 Caramel Drive, was arguing with his girlfriend when she told him to leave, according to deputies. Price then grabbed their pit bull puppy as he walked out the door, tossed it in the air and impaled it in the side with a knife, authorities said.

Animal Control Investigators said they found the puppy hiding in the backyard, badly injured. The puppy was taken to Southern Oaks Animal Hospital in Hope Mills and was euthanized because of its extensive injuries.

Anyone who knows of Price’s whereabouts is urged to contact the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office at 910-323-1500 or the anonymous TIPSLINE at 484-TIPS (8477).

Price is 5 feet 9 inches tall and has several tattoos on his body, including a drawing of Superman on his right arm.


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  • jmcdonald721 Jan 17, 2011

    this story makes me sick to my stomach. a dog is not just a dog to many people,people have very deep connections with their pets like i do. my dog shares my home my bed and my heart. not by ANY MEANS excusing murder but many times people are motivated by anger or passion to murder someone, again NOT CONDONING MURDER, just saying alot of murderers have a reason. tell me exactly what this puppy did to deserve this, did he insult the man? did he cheat on him? did he yell or scream or argue with him? no he asked for love. that was it and its not hard to give. if this man wanted to make a point break a dang window, smash a vase...there was no need for someone/thing to be hurt. yeah its harsh but i agree he deserves life. if he can kill something that has done no harm to him then yes he will more than likely kill someone who ticks him off without thinking twice. i can tell you right now if this man had done that to my dog he wouldnt have made it out that front door :)

  • Realamerican71 Jan 14, 2011

    NcStatepack, Who said I was laughing about it? Smirking yes, laughing no. However, you and I should stay on subject. This person committed an inexcusable act against a defenseless animal. And I hope he is dealt with accordingly.

  • NCStatePack Jan 14, 2011

    Realamerican71, So because he stabbed a dog he should be raped? How can you laugh at rape?

  • beachbum1 Jan 14, 2011

    Wow I think they removed my post :-( all I was saying is put him on a boat!

  • sunflowerbubbles Jan 14, 2011

    He should be treated the same way he treated this puppy! Low-life-no good-sorry excuse of a human!

  • IzzMad2016 Jan 14, 2011

    Realamerican71 -- now that's funny.

  • Realamerican71 Jan 14, 2011

    Wow, he's a real tough guy. Just wait till he gets to prison, he'll find out the true definition of impale.

  • miss Q B Jan 14, 2011


    sorry i hit the send button to quick to fix

  • miss Q B Jan 14, 2011

    --GOLO a.k.a. Fight Club is at least a "green" message board... it is powered by a clean, renewable energy source called drama. -

    I get the feelings it's a "blue" message board...but I myself, represent the red ;)

  • rickryan86 Jan 14, 2011

    anyone who can hurt a small helpless animal ''WILL''hurt a person''i dont care who you are.....this law just went into effect about this....i hope this coward is captured soon...i would love to give him something!