Dashawn James charged with animal abuse after starving dog found on his property

19-year-old Dashawn James aka local rapper “ApefrmOTG” was booked on November 30th for animal cruelty. Police contacted Animal Control for assistance regarding a malnourished stray dog on Victory Road in front of James’ residence. It had a wound on its head and bony protrusions. The dog was ranked as one on the Purina Body Condition system, categorized as “too thin.” James was confirmed as the dog’s owner and has a history of neglect.

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