Asheboro teen accused of having videos of himself abusing animals


Joshua Brian Davis

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ASHEBORO, N.C. – An Asheboro teen faces charges after police said he had videos of himself abusing animals.

Joshua Brian Davis, 16, has been charged with five counts of felony cruelty to animals and received a $15,000 bond.

A Randolph County Sheriff’s Office school resource officer received information that Davis had the videos on Thursday.

Davis was called in and admitted to having videos and images of himself abusing animals, according to a news release from the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies said the images and videos showed Davis abusing domestic and wild animals.

The North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission has been contacted and more charges may be forthcoming.

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