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Hamilton Co. man charged with animal cruelty

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HAMILTON COUNTY, TN (WRCB) - A Hamilton County man faces several charges including animal cruelty. 

Sunday evening around 7:30, deputies were called to a home on Dolly Pond Road.   A witness told a deputy they saw a neighbor take a small dog and throw it into the area where a pit bull was located.  The pit bull immediately attacked and killed the dog.  

The person was identified as Joseph Eugene Gann, who had left the scene in a red pickup.  

While deputies waited for the Humane Society, Gann returned.  He was arrested and charged with DUI second offense, drug possession, cruelty to animals and other charges. 

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