While Cobb jail records show Brinson is not in custody in connection with the most recent incident, he was arrested on two counts of aggravated animal cruelty in November, AJC.com previously reported.
Brinson was hired to provide obedience training and boarding for “Samson,” a male Malinois dog, in October 2018, according to an arrest warrant issued in March 2019.
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Brinson, “a self-proclaimed professional dog trainer ... did maliciously torture Samson by the infliction of severe and prolonged physical pain, by unjustifiably depriving said dog of adequate food while under his care,” the warrant said.
Investigators said Brinson conducted aggression training with the dog, who fell and fractured his jaw, according to the Cobb County warrant. He also “failed to provide veterinary care for the injury sustained during this incident, which then resulted in permanent disfiguration as well as unnecessary pain and suffering,” the warrant said.
Brinson previously served prison time for aggravated battery charges, Georgia Department of Corrections records. He was convicted in Clayton County in 2011 and served two years, records show.
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