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Dog killed during break-in in Goldsboro

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Jalen Devon Taylor (Image courtesy Goldsboro Police Department)

Police say a man shot and killed a dog during a break-in.

On August 16, Goldsboro police responded to a breaking and entering at 114 Jessica Place. The victim reported an unknown suspect broke into her residence while she was gone, stealing several guns and electronics, and killing her dog, "Lyndi".

Authorities charged Jalen Devon Taylor with breaking and entering, larceny of a firearm, larceny, possession of a stolen firearm and cruelty to animals.

He is scheduled to be in court on September 1.

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