Saluda man arrested on multiple charges of cruelty to animals

Published 8:50 am Friday, May 26, 2023

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SALUDA–A Saluda man was arrested on multiple counts of cruelty to animals earlier this week.

On Tuesday, May 23, Kevin Lamont Spears, 58 of Saluda, was charged with 6 counts of cruelty to animals and 5 counts of abandonment of an animal. 

Spears was booked into Polk County Detention Center and is currently being held on a $15,000 secured bond.

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Spears’ next court appearance is scheduled for June 14.