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Police Investigate Florida Teacher Making Students Drown Trash Pandas

A Forest High School agricultural science teacher has been placed on paid administrative leave.

Ocala, FL – Multiple agencies have opened an investigation into a Forest High School agricultural science teacher, after video footage surfaced that showed the teacher drowning two raccoons and an opossum while his students watched and assisted.

Dewie Brewton, who has worked for the Marion County Public Schools District since 2006, was placed on paid leave on Tuesday, “pending the outcome of a district investigation,” the Ocala Star Banner reported.

The video was secretly recorded by one of the students who witnessed the drownings during his sixth period class on Monday, WKMG reported.

He alleged that Brewton told the class that anyone who took pictures or tried to video the incident “would be given a referral,” the high school freshman’s mother told the news outlet.

“He knew when it was happening that it was wrong,” the woman said of her son. “So he...stood behind people, hiding, taking pictures and video.”

The killings took place after the teacher discovered that the raccoons had been killing chickens the class was raising in a shed behind the school, WFTV reported.

He responded by capturing two raccoons in live traps, then had the students assist him by lifting the caged animals into garbage bins filled with water.

"When the raccoons tried to come up for air, they had metal rods and they held them down with metal rods, and when the raccoon would try to pop its head up they held water hoses in its face to drown it," the teen’s mother told WKMG.

The opossum was simply killed “for sport,” she said.

The student told WFTV that it took “several minutes” for the animals to drown.

"They finally took the cage out of the water, and they trapped it into another smaller cage, where the top of the cage would go down into the water," the student explained. "And that's how they killed the second one."

“While law enforcement tells us the teacher may not have done anything illegal, his actions before students are certainly questionable,” the Marion County School Board said in a statement, according to WKMG.

“I don't think that's the way to treat any animal,” the boy’s mother told asserted. “Whether it is a raccoon or [another animal] you just don't torture an animal and kill it like that. They should have trapped the animal and had somebody take them and relocate the animals."

On Tuesday, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said they were investigating the incident to determine the legality of the killings, the Ocala Star Banner reported.

The findings will be forwarded to the state attorney’s office, who will ultimately decide whether or not criminal charges are warranted, WKMG reported.

This is not normal behavior on so many levels! So this is where an educator teaches his students to seek revenge and torture on animals. He didn’t want anyone to film it , why? Because he knew it was wrong and threatened his students! He may or may not have broke any laws, but this is sick behavior. Anyone who enjoys doing this and having others watch has got major problems!

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@John-Brown
Why did you bring up race?

Because you did, Retard. You thought he was white. You only call white people "devils", and you liked Marxshit's comment about the white man. You can't hide your prejudices. Don't start lying again. But you will. Go ahead..........

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@John-Brown
Wouldnt i have said "white devil?" you're being really paranoid right now, relax. I told you i wasn't going to whoop your ass anymore once i saw how worried you got.

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You've never whooped my ass and never will, pussy. When are you coming to town? I know you hoped I had forgotten your schoolyard threats and hoping everyone else would too. I haven't. Stolen valor, pussy.

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What a horrible example for students. Someone/something annoys you? Just kill it. Guess this jerk never heard of the powdered stuff you can put around to deter animals.... There is NO Reason to kill wildlife unless someone's life is in danger. How about trying to do the right thing & trap and relocate?

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Arguing with that idiot is like arguing with a fence post except you'll make more headway with the post. He is a dedicated troll who delights in being obtuse and irritating people. If the sun is high over head and you say day, he'll say midnight just to piss you off. Best just to ignore the fool completely.

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Sorry but that's nonsense. People who derive pleasure from torturing animals are likely to go on to human violence. The key point being "derive pleasure". Simply killing an animal for any other reason is entirely different. Some people simply don't like wild animals.

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Great personal risk? Really?
Nothing like hyperbole to get the day off to a good start...

Eddie K.

Florida law prohibits the relocation of nuisance animals. It is legal to kill nuisance animals. Killing a nuisance animal on school grounds might be difficult without a gun to dispatch the animal in a quick and humane way. There is a conundrum with what to do with these nuisance animals.

It is illegal to relocate nuisance animals in the state of Florida. If you want them gone, you have to either find a way to deter them, or kill them.

It is illegal to relocate nuisance animals in the state of Florida. If you want them gone, you have to either find a way to deter them, or kill them.

@John-Brown
😂 Spineless, you lost the right to call anyone, especially me, a pussy. There is absolutely no push behind your insults.

And if you're curious, I'll be back in Maryland for Memorial Day weekend. I'm sure you'll be having fun in your church parking lot though. Telling stories about how you were ready to whoop my ass all by yourself!

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I can call anyone a pussy, but actually I don't. I only call you a pussy, pussy.

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@John-Brown
Thats right, little guy! Show all those that doubt your toughness who's the boss!

@Hi_estComnDenomn taking a trip to Maryland.....that's great. Well here's hoping that the plane goes down...everyone survives but you....thoughts and prayers.

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@LEO0301
Dont pray for me, that's useless. If you want to be helpful, make me a sandwich or something.

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@Hi_estComnDenomn LOL I wasn't praying for you fool.

@LEO0301
Figures. You follow your religion about as well as most Christians.

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