McKinney cop defender Sean Toon is a convicted felon and animal-torturer

The Fox News favorite was sentenced to 9 months in jail for brutally killing and maiming farm animals

By Joanna Rothkopf
Published June 11, 2015 2:00PM (EDT)

Sean Toon, one of the people who called 911 on teenagers at a McKinney, Tx. pool party and who approved of Cpl. Eric Casebolt's decision to pin a teenage girl face first on the ground, has a criminal record of his own. According to reports, he was sentenced to over nine months in jail after brutally killing and maiming farm animals and then covering them in paint. He was also sentenced to over two months for assault.

The Guardian's Jon Swaine reports:

In November 1999, aged 18, Toon and three high school friends were arrested and expelled from school after vandalising the agricultural centre of a rival high school district and attacking animals housed there, many of which were owned and cared for by school children.

“Cows and pigs were cut and bruised, apparently beaten with wooden boards. And baby turkeys were slain, their limbs torn apart,” the Dallas Morning News reported at the time. Dale Gardner, a teacher in the school district’s agriscience and technology program, told the newspaper: “It was brutal. There’s no way to describe it. I’ve never seen anything like it.”

About a dozen prize turkeys, which were reportedly being bred by a student aiming to win money for his scholarship fund, were feared killed.

Toon has been a frequent guest on Fox News, where he has provided "eyewitness accounts" of the events in McKinney. In these interviews, however, he never mentioned that he had actually come to the pool with the white woman who instigated the fight, Tracy Carver-Allbritton.

Carver-Allbritton apparently said to the party attendees: "You should go back to the Section 8 [public] housing where you're from because you don't belong in our neighborhood." She has since been suspended from her job at CoreLogic, a Bank of America vendor.

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