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Woman arrested after puppies chewed mother's toes

Posted February 12, 2010 11:31 a.m. EST

— A Goldsboro woman was arrested Thursday and charged with abuse after four puppies chewed off her mother's toes, police said.

Latrina Latasha Monroe, 23, of 3201 Central Heights Road, Lot 309, was charged with abuse of a disabled adult causing serious injury. She was being held in the Wayne County Jail under a $25,000 secured bond.

Police said Monroe's mother, Sandra Monroe, was taken to Wayne Memorial Hospital early Wednesday for treatment after her toes were gnawed off. Sandra Monroe is disabled, and her daughter is responsible for her care, police said.