A Winfield man charged with animal cruelty after a video showing him abusing puppies circulated on social media pleaded guilty and began his 90-day jail sentence in the Tuscaloosa County jail.

Blane Austin Colburn, 23, who was 21 when the crimes occurred, pled guilty to the charges of animal cruelty and will now spend a 90-day split sentence in Tuscaloosa County Jail with three years probation, according to court documents.

Colburn was released on a $10,000 bond after his arrest in 2020 and originally entered a plea of not guilty.

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