Two North Carolina youngsters have been charged after they allegedly broke into their classmate’s home and killed her pet birds earlier than setting a household automobile on hearth.
Hallie Lauren Pate, 17, and Jordan Alexis Ruiz, 18, had allegedly carried out the depraved acts on four February. Additionally they reportedly smeared blood of the 2 useless parakeets all around the kitchen cupboards earlier than leaving the house. Motive behind their act was not instantly clear.
Costs towards the duo have been introduced after their arrest on Thursday, eight February. The handfuls of costs filed towards them embody two counts of felony cruelty to animals, breaking and getting into, breaking and getting into a motorcar, larceny after breaking and getting into, and procure property by false pretence.
The woman whose home was raided was reportedly out for a Tremendous Bowl get together when her classmates broke in and killed her pet.
Her father has alleged that the 2 women purposely sprayed the useless pets’ blood throughout their furnishings. Pate and Ruiz had additionally poured lighter fluid all through the home, house owner Mack Value stated, in keeping with WITN-TV.
“It will be dangerous sufficient if they simply broke in and try to take one thing however once you break in to a house, kill an animal after which try to burn the place, that is very disturbing,” Sheriff Ronnie Ingram stated.
Ingram added that Pate has been saved at Lenoir County, whereas Ruiz was arrested in Duplin County. Each the women have been held on a $50,000 (£36,081) bond every.