Find And Punish Man Who Shot Neighbor’s Cat

Published: July 23, 2020 at 05:28 AM Author: Penny Eims

A cat in Spencer, North Carolina, is missing a leg after being shot. The man believed to be responsible for the atrocious act of cruelty is identified as 32-year-old Jeremy Michael Pless.

Pless allegedly shot his neighbor’s cat, named Cool Breeze, while the feline was in the woods, hunting salamanders.

The authorities are searching for Pless, who is wanted for felony animal cruelty. Please sign and share this petition to help raise awareness of this cruel incident, and to encourage the prosecutor to pursue the maximum punishment for his crime!

The man wanted by the authorities is described as having brown hair, hazel eyes, weighing 160 pounds and 5 feet 8 inches tall. He is wanted for discharging a firearm in the city limits and felony animal cruelty.

This man’s actions were dangerous and exceedingly cruel. He must be located, arrested and punished! Please stand with us and we fight for justice for Cool Breeze. Animal cruelty cannot be tolerated!

Anyone with information about Jeremy Pless’ whereabouts is asked to contact the Spencer Police Department at (704) 633-3574, or reach out to Salisbury Rowan Crime Stoppers at 1-866-639-5245 at any time of the day. When you call you are assigned a secret code. Please do not reveal your identity.
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Update 8/26/2021: Animal Victory has learned that Pless was indicted on Aug 2; the case was bound over to a grand Jury in Superior court, and a date has not been set as of yet. Information received from Rowan County Court.

Update 7/5/2021: Animal Victory has learned that the next court date is scheduled for 8/18/2021 in court room 0003

Update 5/3/2021: Animal Victory has sent 17,731 signatures and comments to DA Gold today along with our petition letter.

Update 4/26/2021: Court has been rescheduled to May 5, 2021

Update 1/4/2021: Court has been moved to January 27

Update 12/4/20: Court for Jeremy Pless has been moved to 12/16/2020

Update 8/19/2020: Jeremy Pless has been found and arrested! He is charged with felony animal cruelty as well as a misdemeanor charge of shooting firearms within town limits. He was booked into the Rowan County Detention Center.

Update 7/23/2020: Pless has not been served, and the authorities are still looking for him. The officer on the case said Pless is lying low and that he knows he’s in trouble. It will be a class H felony carrying 10-20 mos. Any tips on his whereabouts are needed.

* Individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.



Find And Punish Man Who Shot Neighbor's Cat

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