New features are coming soon. Login with Facebook to get an early start and help us test them out!
For more information about the Interactive Animal Cruelty Maps, see the map notes.
Tuesday, Feb 28, 2012County: Sevier
Charges: Felony CTA
Alleged: Paul Brabson
Stawplains man is in custody after being accused in a serious case of animal abuse.
The Sevier County Sheriff's Office says 58 year old Paul Brabson is charged with Aggravated Animal Cruelty.
A complaint lead investigators to Brabson's home. A driver passing by the home saw that the Black Lab was tangled up in a chain. That driver then noticed the chain was embedded into the dog's neck.
The chain was surgically removed at the Sevier County Animal Clinic.
Investigators say Brabson admits the dog is his.
He was released on a two thousand dollar bond and is due in court on April 16th.
The dog is recovering at the county's Humane Society and is expected to make a full recovery.
Brabson did surrender the dog to the Sevier County Humane Society.
The dog, renamed Sunshine, should be up for adoption soon.
Anyone wishing to help in covering her medical costs can send donations to Sevier County Humane Society, PO Box 976, Pigeon Forge, TN, 37868.
Note: Classifications and other fields should not be used to determine what specific charges the suspect is facing or was convicted of - they are for research and statistical purposes only. The case report and subsequent updates outline the specific charges. Charges referenced in the original case report may be modified throughout the course of the investigation or trial, so case updates, when available, should always be considered the most accurate reflection of charges.
For more information regarding classifications and usage of this database, please visit the database notes and disclaimer.