Sergio Palomares-Guzman was arrested after a video of a goat being force fed cocaine and whiskey, according to police.
(Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office)
A Georgia horse trainer was arrested on Thursday after he was seen on video grabbing of a goat, the horns, while the strength of the animal to feed cocaine and whiskey, according to police.
Sergio Palomares-Guzman, 28, was arrested and charged with aggravated cruelty to animals, the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office said on Friday. Palomares-Guzman, who lived and worked on a Grayson ranch, was taken into custody after police received a tip about a disturbing video.
Palomares-Guzman was caught with a goat, the horns, while another pan shoved cocaine in the animal’s nostrils. The 28-year-old forced open the goat’s mouth as the second man poured whiskey in her mouth. The men were then heard laughing.
A tipster reported the abuse after Palomares-Guzman share the video. The horse trainer told investigators the incident took place on Jan. 2.
Palomares-Guzman was taken to Gwinnett County Jail and placed on a ICE detainer. He is faced with a possible deportation, according to WGCL.
Two other men see and hear in the video were not identified, although the authorities believe that they live in North Carolina. The ranch owner said that he did not know about the animal cruelty.
The goat was taken to the Gwinnett animal shelter and was examined by a veterinarian. The goat was adopted on Saturday, after the Palomares-Guzman waived his rights, police said.
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