A social media influencer was arrested in Georgia for allegedly abusing her puppy in a sick scheme to gain more followers.
A number of folks known as 911 to report that Brittany Johnson, 20, was harming her 6-month-old Jack Russell terrier and streaming it on Instagram Stay, the Atlanta Journal-Structure reported Monday.
Johnson allegedly “makes statements on her social media about harming or killing her canine to gain more followers,” in accordance to a police report obtained by the newspaper.
Tipsters additionally offered cops with movies of Johnson kicking and choking the pup, the report acknowledged.
Johnson — who is named “Pretty Peaches” on Instagram, the place she has more than 147,000 followers — allegedly admitted to spraying fragrance within the canine’s eyes, cops mentioned.
She signed over custody of the pooch to animal providers in Dekalb County earlier than she was arrested on Jan. 22, the report mentioned.
Johnson, of Louisiana, has been charged with cruelty to animals however was later launched on $2,500 bond.
She’s additionally barred from proudly owning or caring for any animals till her case concludes.