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Police: Angier man stole, killed goat

Posted October 21, 2010

— An Angier man was being held at the Wake County jail Thursday on charges he killed a goat in an attempt to steal the animal.

According to the warrant for his arrest, Sidney Lewis Plummer, 49, of 82 Sue Drive, damaged the barbed-wire fence at a Holly Springs property and took a Nubian goat valued at $250. In the process, he hit the goat on the head, breaking its horn and killing it, the warrants say.

Plummer is charged with cruelty to animals, larceny and injury to real property. His bond was set at $5,000.


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  • braddavis Oct 28, 2010

    And we all wondered where Larry from the 3 Stooges has been all these years!!!!

  • Happy JW Oct 25, 2010

    I agree this story should be in the 'strange news'column...I really hate that the goat died but this story plus the pic plus that "3 stooges" comment below is just cracking me up! LOL

  • Dixiecrat Oct 22, 2010

    The goat must have had some purty lips...

  • tsquaring Oct 21, 2010

    If I had to put a face to a goat thief, this would be it.

  • MudLife Oct 21, 2010

    i know the economy is bad but has it gotten so bad that we must still animals to have food?

  • 6079 SMITH W Oct 21, 2010

    Yes indeedely doodley, Honcho. Mos Def pickin' up a "Unistooge" vibe from Larry... why SOITenly!!!! nyuck nyuck nyuck! Spread out!!! ;)

  • Baybee Doll Oct 21, 2010

    What a terrible thing to do! Shame on him!

  • brina26ann Oct 21, 2010

    OK, my post that was NOT posted did not say anything wrong. Cuz this man does look like a weirdo an freakish! Poor goat....is all I said!

  • doubletrouble Oct 21, 2010

    Dang...it's the guy from "The Green Mile'!

  • between_the_lines Oct 21, 2010

    hahaha i know it aint funny, but i had to chuckle! i think it's the man's mugshot that makes me laugh