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Police: Oklahoma sergeant facing charges after trying to poison neighborhood pets

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ARDMORE, Okla. – An Ardmore police sergeant faces a misdemeanor charge after prosecutors accused him of attempting to poison dogs in his neighborhood.

Officials say Sgt. Barry Antwine was charged Wednesday with putting out poison for domestic animals.

According to court records, Antwine is accused of putting ethylene glycol in a Cool Whip container outside his home.

The chemical is found in antifreeze and brake fluid.

Ardmore police say Antwine is on administrative leave until the case is resolved.

Antwine is due in court on June 11.

It is unknown whether any dogs were harmed.