31-year-old Maranda Nicole Sanders and 31-year-old Curtis Dalton Sanders, who both list the same Triplett Drive, Granite Falls, address, were arrested Thursday by authorities in Burke County on charges from Caldwell County. The suspects are wife and husband. They’re each charged with two counts of felony cruelty to animals. Maranda Sanders is also charged with misdemeanor probation violation, and Curtis Sanders is charged with failure to appear on a misdemeanor.
Both suspects were incarcerated in the Caldwell County Detention Center, Maranda Sanders under $35,000 secured bond, Curtis Sanders under $12,500 secured bond. They’re both scheduled to appear in District Court next Monday (August 2).