PARKER COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – Parker County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Sean Thomas Sloan of Weatherford Sunday, April 4, in reference to an animal cruelty investigation.
Parker County Sheriff Russ Authier stated deputies have been dispatched to the 7200-block of Comanche Path round 11:30 a.m., the place a neighbor reported witnessing the 28-year-old assaulting his 3-year-old husky canine named Shy.
“Animal cruelty instances are a high precedence for my workplace,” stated Sheriff Authier. “I consider we’re charged with defending those that can’t shield themselves. This consists of kids, the aged and animals.”
The witness captured the incident on a cellular phone video recording and confirmed it to deputies after they arrived on scene. It exhibits Sloan aggressively grabbing the canine because it was tethered within the entrance yard of the house. Sloan then struck the canine within the face and neck with a closed fist, contorting its neck, forcing its snout to the touch its again, and struck it a number of further instances, regulation enforcement stated.
The canine tried to flee Sloan, at which era, Sloan grabbed the canine’s muzzle and compelled it to the bottom whereas hanging it on its rear proper hip, face and neck a number of extra instances. The canine was in a position to get away from Sloan and ran below the home.
Sheriff’s deputies made contact with Sloan, who with out prompting, instantly advised deputies he had a “dispute” along with his canine after it ate half of a rooster and he held it whereas he “solely slapped” it three of 4 instances. Deputies noticed the rooster, which did have a minor puncture wound on its again however was in any other case unhurt, and strolling round with different chickens on the dwelling.
One other witness advised deputies he noticed Sloan, “about to interrupt his neck, ” and “close to [sic] killed him.”
Sloan was arrested on the cost of cruelty to non-livestock animals; torture. He was booked into the Parker County Jail the place he stays on a $15,000 bond.
Sheriff Authier stated animal management officers took custody of Shy from the scene on to obtain medical remedy from a neighborhood veterinarian.