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.