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Clarksville Police charge Man with Animal Cruelty after Horse has to be Euthanized

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On November 15th, 2012, around 12:30pm, Clarksville Police responded to a call of a possible deceased horse in a wash area off of 2379 Whitfield Road. The horse had been seen by a passer-by laying in the same spot for two days.

When officers arrived, they found the horse alive, laying on its side unable to stand. The ground was compacted around the horse where it appeared as though the horse had made repeated attempts to get up.

Timothy Decent

Food was brought to the scene and fed to the horse in an effort to help it regain enough strength to stand up. A vet arrived and assessed the horse and determined there were several medical issues readily apparent and there had been long term nutritional deficiencies.

The vet and owner determined based on the horse’s condition to euthanize the horse.

On November 16th, 2012, 6:33pm, Timothy Decent was charged with Cruelty to Animals.

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Timothy Decent

Timothy Decent Name: Timothy Decent (W/M)

DOB: 6/19/51
Given Address: 2379 Whitfield Road, Clarksville, TN
Arresting Officer: Brad Crowe
Charged With: Cruelty To Animals
Booked Into: Montgomery County Jail
Bond: $10,000.



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