GRAYSON, Ga. (AP) — A man Georgia authorities say participated in forcing a goat to ingest whiskey and cocaine has been charged with aggravated cruelty to animals.
The Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office <a target=”—blank” href=”https://www.facebook.com/gwinnettsheriff/videos/10155095200732187/”>said in a statement</a> 28-year-old Sergio Palomares-Guzman was arrested Feb. 15 in connection with a videotaped incident believed to be from early January.
The sheriff’s office says Palomares-Guzman lived on a ranch where he worked as a horse trainer. The release says video shows him holding the goat’s horns and forcing its mouth open while another man gives it substances. That man and a third suspect remain unidentified.
The sheriff’s office says the goat is healthy and has since been adopted.
It’s unclear whether Palomares-Guzman has a lawyer. Online jail records say he’s being held for the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.