TORTURE

Former Moorhead Man Accused of Torturing Cats Suspected of Looking for New Pets

Jalen Greer now lives in the Rapid City area

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Police in South Dakota are investigating whether a former Moorhead man accused of torturing and killing cats has been attempting to adopt more pets. Jalen Greer now lives in the Rapid City area. A Craigslist ad there warns that Greer tried to adopt a pet from the Sturgis/Meade County Animal Shelter. He was sentenced to two…

Former Moorhead Man Sentenced in Cat Killing Case

He will not be allowed to own any animals during that time

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A former Moorhead man has been sentenced for torturing and killing three cats in January. Jalen Greer of Rapid City was ordered to serve 60 days in jail and two years of supervised probation. He will not be allowed to own any animals during that time. Greer entered an Alford plea in September to one count of…

Former Moorhead Man Accused of Torturing, Killing Cats Makes Plea

Greer entered the plea to a charge of mistreatment and torture of animals

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A former Moorhead man accused of torturing and killing three cats at an apartment in January has entered an Alford plea. That means Jalen Greer isn’t admitting guilt, but says if he went to trial, he would lose. Greer entered the plea to a charge of mistreatment and torture of animals. Two other charges against him were…

Moorhead Man Pleads Not Guilty to Killing, Torturing Cats

If convicted, he faces up to six years in prison

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead man accused of torturing and killing three cats has pleaded not guilty. Jalan Greer, 23, will stand trial starting July 25 for three counts of felony mistreatment of animals. If convicted, he faces up to six years in prison. Court documents say police were called to Greer’s apartment in January on a report of a…

Towner County Sheriff Investigating Alleged Pig Torturing

The sheriff's office says pigs were stolen from a Cando area farm and tortured

  CANDO, ND — An animal cruelty investigation is underway in Towner County. The sheriff’s office says pigs were stolen from a Cando area farm and tortured. The sheriff says they are investigating the theft of two pigs that may have been thrown into a fire during a party. The pigs were roughly 20 pounds. He said they have suspects…