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Charges Filed In Goat Kidnap Case


Last updated 6/18/2018 at 2:09pm

Wayne Hsiung

While not exactly kidnapping, a report of a stolen goat in February on Limousine Lane in Pisgah Forest led to the arrest of an animal rights activist, 36-year-old Wayne Hsiung, on June 7 at the Asheville Regional Airport.

Hsiung was arrested for one felony count of breaking and entering, one felony count of larceny after breaking and entering, and one misdemeanor count of first-degree trespassing, with a bond of $25,000.

According to a Sheriff's Office report, the goat's owner, Curtis Burnside, went out to check the animals on his farm at 8:30 a.m. on Feb. 11 and noticed the gate on the g...

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