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Police: Goldsboro teen charged with shooting dog during break-in

Posted September 1

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— A Goldsboro teen was charged on Wednesday in connection to a break-in where a dog was shot and killed.

Jalen Devon Taylor, 16, of Cashwell Drive, Goldsboro, was charged with breaking and entering, larceny of a firearm, larceny and cruelty to animals, according to police. He was given a $10,000 secured bond.

Officers responded on Aug. 16 to a report of a break-in at 114 Jessice Place after a victim reported that someone stole several guns and electronics while she was gone. Police said the victim's dog Lyndi was also shot and killed inside the residence.


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  • Maureen Mercer Sep 1, 2:24 p.m.
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    Hope his Mom did not bail him out. Hope the homeowners gets her property back. RIP to the dog.

  • William Patterson Sep 1, 1:52 p.m.
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    bond was way too low .....

  • Johnny Roberts Sep 1, 1:14 p.m.
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    yep only 10,000..... such bull

  • Jimmy Jones Sep 1, 9:14 a.m.
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    $10,000 bond? Just $10,000?