County Addresses Recent Animal Cruelty Case
Last updated 6/16/2021 at 4:28pm
In a Tuesday press release, Transylvania County govern-ment said it has received citizen concerns about the recent arrest of Rosman resident Robert Elden Haas, who has been charged with one felony count of killing an animal by starvation and four counts of misdemeanor cruelty to animals.
According to the release, Transylvania County Animal Services took possession of 41 dogs and 12 exotic birds from Haas after his bond hearing on March 26, when he agreed to forfeit ownership of the animals as a condition of his bond.
According to the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office, Animal Services...