Teen Arrested for Shooting Arrows at Family Pet and Theft

By: Eyewitness News Email
By: Eyewitness News Email

Suwannee County, Florida - May 15, 2012 -

A local teen is behind bars for shooting arrows at a caged animal and grand theft.

Suwannee County Sheriff Deputies arrested 18-year-old Brandon Partin May 3 after he was found with property from recent burglaries.

Officials say Partin admitted he and a juvenile robbed one residence of items costing more than $1,000. He also caused in excess more than $1,000 damage in the home. That includes damaging the rear door, windows, television screens, family pictures and chopped up a couch with a machete found in the home.

According to officials, the suspects then robbed a second home of items costing more than $1,000. Inside the house, Partin armed himself with a .22 caliber rifle. He then found another weapon - bow and arrows - shooting at least two arrows at a family dog secured inside a crate.

The dog was secure in the crate and not injured.

Partin was taken to the Suwannee County Jail. He faces charges of two counts of burglary while armed, two counts of grand theft, two counts of felony criminal mischief and a misdemeanor charge of cruelty to an animal.


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  • by SOS Location: United States on May 17, 2012 at 03:47 AM
    I heard he was tracked down by the Hamilton County and Suwannee County DOC K-9 Teams. That's what I call Karma...LOL
  • by huh on May 16, 2012 at 12:27 PM
    Future serial killer in the making y'all will see
  • by sandra Location: live oak fl on May 16, 2012 at 10:59 AM
    1)my son laurentino duran looked rilly gud on t.v 2)eneyone do that to a dog needs to be where hes at sorry but thats just me ..and i with HMA on that one ..
  • by Bruce Location: Here on May 16, 2012 at 09:23 AM
    Better collect DNA him--he's a Dahmer in the making...
  • by Disgusted Location: Leon County on May 16, 2012 at 08:52 AM
    Here's an idea - as part of his punishment, let's put him in a cage (jail cell) and shoot arrows at him. I still believe in an eye for an eye. What a coward to shoot (arrows, bullets, etc) at a poor helpless animal confined in a cage. What a real gem he is. Typical bully to pick on someone or something that can't fight back.
  • by HMA on May 15, 2012 at 08:15 PM
    Burglary, animal cruelty at eighteen.... Futire "Psycho-Killer"??
  • by Anonymous on May 15, 2012 at 06:40 PM
    Scum.
  • by truth on May 15, 2012 at 05:17 PM
    he was just playing zimmerman, "they looked liked they didn't belong!!! so he shot them!!!
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      by Lisa on May 16, 2012 at 04:56 AM in reply to truth
      Please read the latest article regarding Zimmerman, truth. He had two black eyes, a fractured nose, and lacerations to the back of his head. Maybe he was telling the truth? Of course we don't know the full story yet and I'll be interested in how the trial goes but let's not rush to judgment or compare it at all to this monster. I agree with HMA that this boy/guy needs to be watched closely. Typical signs of a sociopath...
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      by TRUTH? on May 16, 2012 at 05:35 AM in reply to truth
      You are an idiot! This guy needs to be off the streets. I guarantee this wont be the last time we hear about him.
    • reply
      by Anonymous on May 16, 2012 at 07:42 AM in reply to truth
      How fortunate you are to be free from the ravages of intelligence.
    • reply
      by Anonymous on May 18, 2012 at 02:45 AM in reply to truth
      you're an IDIOT
  • by Jim Location: Tallahassee on May 15, 2012 at 04:02 PM
    Deputies should keep a big coil of rope in their trunks, as well as height/weight/distance "drop" chart. With enough slack for a decent fall, these miscreant's necks would snap like a twig. A painless attitude adjustment complete. Collect your rope, put it back in the trunk, return to patrol.
  • by Tom Location: TLH on May 15, 2012 at 03:22 PM
    This useless slime-puddle should be locked in a cage and undergo an arrow-shower. Too bad the criminal justice system has no backbone.
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