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Man charged after 3 dead dogs found, 10 seized

Posted February 22, 2019 4:33 a.m. EST

Man charged after 3 dead dogs found, 10 seized

— Deputies in Craven County said they found three dead dogs and seized more than ten other dogs Thursday, WITN reported.

Alton Frazier has been charged with animal cruelty.

Craven County deputies said on Facebook they rescued the dogs from Frazier's Adams Creek Road home in Harlowe.

Man charged after 3 dead dogs found, 10 seized

The animals seized were taken to the Craven County Animal Shelter where they received food, water, and updated medical care.

"Animal cruelty and neglect has gone unchecked in this county for too long and we are not going to tolerate it," Sheriff Chip Hughes said on Facebook.