Cruelty added to the charges

Fleeing suspect uses his shirt to tie tracking dog to tree; K-9 found tied three days later

A Brewton man arrested Dec. 5 on a violation of probation warrant after leading law enforcement officers on a chase now faces additional charges and is being accused of tying one of the tracking dogs trailing him to a tree, where it stayed for two to three days.

Johnathan D. Holliman, 31, with an address listed only as McGougin Road, Brewton, was charged with harassing a police animal and animal cruelty.

On the afternoon of Dec. 5, deputies with the Escambia County Sheriff's Office and the Alabama Probation office were attempting to serve the VOP warrant on Holliman at a construction site l...

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