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Vance Animal Control Officer May Face Criminal Charges

Posted May 28, 2004 4:07 a.m. EDT

— The man credited with improving the Vance County Animal Control program is expected to face criminal charges.

Vance County District Attorney Sam Currin is pushing for a grand jury indictment against Johnny Jones.

Currin said Jones ignored a court order to destroy a dangerous pit bull. The dog turned up alive in another county.

The dog is now being held as evidence at the Granville County animal shelter.