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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: …