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Georgia man caught on video force-feeding goat cocaine, whiskey charged with animal cruelty

February 23, 2018  |  Posted by: Francesca Falzarano
Georgia man caught on video force-feeding goat cocaine, whiskey charged with animal cruelty

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A horse trainer in Georgia horse trainer was arrested for animal cruelty last Thursday after he was captured on video grabbing a goat’s horns and force-feeding the animal cocaine and whiskey.

Sergio Palomares-Guzman, 28, was charged with aggravated animal cruelty, according to the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office. Palomares-Guzman, who resided and worked on a ranch in Grayson, was arrested after authorities received a tip about a horrific video.

According to CBS46, Palomares-Guzman was recorded holding a goat’s horns while another pan shoved cocaine up the animal’s nose. He then forced the animal’s mouth open as a second man poured whiskey. The men then laughed about it.

The abuse was reported after Palomares-Guzman shared the footage. The horse trainer told authorities that the incident occurred on January 2nd.

Palomares-Guzman was booked into the Gwinnett County Jail and was placed on an ICE detainer. He is facing deportation.

Two others observed in the video have not been identified, though officials believe they live in North Carolina. The ranch owner said he was not aware of the animal abuse.

The goat was brought to Gwinnett Animal Shelter and was inspected by a veterinarian. The animal was adopted on Saturday after the Palomares-Guzman waived his ownership rights.

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