Hearing continued for teenagers charged with animal cruelty

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Kalob Jennings Hubbard and Jared Raymond Rose (left to right).

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Court hearings for two teenagers charged with felony animal cruelty in setting fire to an opossum have been continued to February, according to online court records.

Jared Raymond Rose, 17, of Glenwood Lane in King, and Kalob Jennings Hubbard, 18, of Stonewell Lane, Tobaccoville, are accused of capturing, burning alive and killing a wild opossum.

The two teenagers are also accused of posting a video of the act, according to the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office.

The two were scheduled to appear Thursday in Forsyth District Court but the hearings have been continued until Feb. 20.

A juvenile petition was submitted for a 15-year-old male in connection with the crime.

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