People has confirmed that R&B singer Jaheim has been arrested and charged for allegedly starving 15 dogs.
According to the outlet, the 44-year-old Grammy-nominated R&B singer has been charged with third-degree animal cruelty and for failing to take necessary care of an animal. His was arrest on Monday morning at his Hillsborough, New Jersey residence. And authorities stated that they had responded to a call for a “puppy in distress,” Hand ended up discovering 15 dogs living in grim conditions on the property.
“Hillsborough Patrol units upon canvassing the area located a total of six dogs in separate animal crates in the driveway of a Chamberlain Drive residence,” prosecutors said in a press release. “One of the dogs located was initially unresponsive in a water filled crate and subsequently had to be euthanized. Additional dogs were found inside of separate crates which were partially filled with several inches of water and dog feces.”
Jaheim has been booked at New Jersey’s Somerset County Jail while he awaits a hearing. The incident is being investigated by the Hillsborough Township Police Department and the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office.
We can’t wait to see how this pans out.