Henderson County man accused of animal cruelty arrested in FL, wife still wanted by police

Arrest made in animal cruelty case; one suspect still wanted

(Photo credit: Henderson County Sheriff's Office)

Henderson County authorities say a Fletcher man has been arrested and charged with multiple counts of animal cruelty after being found in Florida. Robert Brian Fore was served on December 30, 2017, and extradited back to Henderson County. His wife, Sandy Jean Fore, fled the area and is still wanted.

Robert Fore is charged with two felony counts of killing an animal by starvation, four felony counts of cruelty to animals and two misdemeanor counts of cruelty to animals that stemmed from offenses occurring in early March of 2017.

He is currently in the Henderson County Jail with a $15,000.00 secured bond with his next court date scheduled for January 23, 2018.

Sandy Fore fled the area after surrendering 40 dogs and cats on March 4, 2017. Sandy Jean Fore still has outstanding warrants for multiple charges of killing an animal by starvation and cruelty to animals. She may be using the alias of Jeannie Fore or Jeannie Hughes. Should anyone have information concerning Sandy Fore’s whereabouts, please contact the Henderson County Sheriff's Office at 828-697-4911.

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