Cruelty suspect continues to evade deputies

Cory Lashan Price (Cumberland County Sheriffs Office)

March 18, 2011 6:12:36 AM PDT
The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office says a man wanted on felony animal cruelty charges since January continues to evade arrest.

Investigators say 26-year old Cory Lashan Price, formerly of 2210 Caramel Drive, maimed an eight-week-old puppy.

Price was arguing allegedly arguing with his girlfriend January 13 when she told him to leave. As he was leaving, deputies say Price tossed their pit bull puppy in the air and impaled it with a knife.

When Animal Control investigators got to the scene, they found the injured puppy hiding in the backyard.

The puppy was taken to a veterinarian, but was later euthanized because of the severity of its injuries.

Deputies said they have arrest warrants for Price. He is described as 5’09”, with several tattoos on his body. One obvious tattoo is a drawing of Superman on his right arm.

Anyone who knows Price’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office at (910) 323-1500 or you may call anonymously to the TIPSLINE at 484-TIPS (8477).

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