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Greenville man who beat puppy to death, arrested again

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A Greenville man who strangled a pit bull puppy to death earlier this year is back in jail facing new charges.

Greenville Police arrested 22-yr.-old Demetrius Crumble around 5:30 Sunday. 

They charged him with felony common law robbery, resisting an officer, and felony parole violation. 

Crumble is serving a 24-month supervised probation for pleading guilty to felony cruelty to animals.

Back in February, neighbors told 9 On Your Side Crumble and two other men beat and choked a puppy with telephone cords. 

Crumble is in the Pitt County Detention Center under a $103,500 bond.

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