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Clinton Lamont McQueen smashed his dogs head in with a hammer

ASHEBORO, N.C. —Clinton Lamont McQueen has been charged with animal cruelty after smashing his dog in the head with a hammer, according to a press release from the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office.

Clinton Lamont McQueen, 48, was booked earlier this month into the Randolph County Jail under a $20,000 secured bond.

On Jan. 9, authorities responded to 1665 Independence Ave. in Asheboro. Information obtained by the original call alleged that a dog was struck and killed with a hammer moments before the call was made. When units arrived on scene they located McQueen and spoke with him about the incident.

While speaking with McQueen, they observed a dog that appeared to be badly injured and suffering from a head injury.

The animal was taken to a local veterinary hospital where it was evaluated and determined the most humane option for the animal was medical euthanasia.

During the scene processing, two hammers were seized.

McQueen who is a POS posted bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Jan. 26.

From Sheriff Robert A. Graves:

On January 9th, 2018, The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division, as well as Randolph County Animal Control officers, responded to 1665 Independence Ave., Asheboro in reference to an “Animal Cruelty” call for service. Information obtained by the original call alleged that a dog was struck and killed with a hammer moments before the call was made. When units arrived on scene they located Mr. McQueen and spoke with him about this incident. While engaging with Mr. McQueen they observed a canine that appeared to be badly injured and suffering from an obvious head injury. The animal was taken to a local veterinary hospital where it was evaluated and determined the most humane option for the animal was medical euthanasia.
Mr. McQueen was arrested by the Patrol Division “C-Team” for felony animal cruelty and booked into the Randolph County Jail under a $20,000.00 secured bond. During the scene, processing, and subsequent investigation two hammers were seized. The canine was sent to the North Carolina Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory for necropsy testing and conclusive results of injuries related to this incident.
Previous records indicate that Mr. McQueen has a long-standing violent criminal history as well as multiple pending non-related felony charges. Mr. McQueen posted bond and is scheduled to appear in court on January 26th, 2018 in Randolph County District Court. This investigation was a multi-agency collaboration and the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division would like to extend its gratitude to Randolph County Animal Control and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) for their assistance with this incident.
Clinton Lamont McQueen (48 years old)

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2 Comments

  1. MIOARA PUICA says

    We live in a society with depraved human beings and we are astounded every single day how horrible people are to innocent living creatures who cannot defend themselves and are unfortunately at the mercy of these disgusting humans … Very sad and disappointing.

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