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Texas Man Burns Police Horse with Cigarette

July 24, 2013  | 

A man was arrested early Sunday after Austin (Texas) Police said he burned a police horse with a cigarette on East Sixth Street after the bars had closed.

An officer said he saw a man, later identified as 23-year-old Tyrone Branch Jr., take a lit cigarette and burn the right side of his police horse, Drago, between the neck and head. The horse moved his head violently.

Read the full Statesman story.


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Troop @ 7/24/2013 8:56 PM

Today's youth.

[email protected] @ 7/24/2013 9:15 PM

This turd should have fallen two or three times between hook up to booking. We can understand some pos disliking the uniform, but an animal? Sure would like a little quiet time with this asswipe. Blues, Stay Safe.

Greg @ 7/31/2013 6:26 AM

I believe the horse was racially profiling.

I've got a mule that would have stomped him into paste for such a stupid and lowlife act...maybe police mules might work out?

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