North Carolina man arrested for 'crime against nature' and animal cruelty 09/04/2020 12:14 pm PDT Comments WGHP / Randolph County via WGHP: RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) -- A North Carolina is accused of committing a crime against nature, according to the Randolph County Sheriff's Office. On Aug. 12, the Randolph County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of animal cruelty in the Oak Knoll Lane area of Trinity. Deputies obtained a warrant on Wednesday, Sept. 2. At about 5:40 p.m., James Mason Small, 21, was arrested on charges of felony crime against nature and felony cruelty to animals. The sheriff's office did not offer further details on the alleged crimes. Small was held under electronic house arrest. MORE: Man arrested on felony charge of 'crime against nature' in Randolph County - WGHP #AnimalCruelty #Charlotte #NorthCarolina #WGHP Related Stories Lawmakers propose bill that would make animal cruelty a felony in the U.S. Man charged with 64 child sex abuse counts sentenced to 1 year Virginia man charged with sex crimes against dog 2 charged with sodomy, bestiality involving disabled victim Ohio woman gets 3 months' house arrest for sex acts with 2 dogs Indiana man charged with bestiality after videos posted on Facebook Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.