Thursday, August 14, 2014
Memphis, Tennessee - Accused of cruelty after four injured or neglected dogs were found in his backyard in January 2013.
According to reports, authorities received a report of a dog fight at Whitfield's property and found a female dog with fresh bleeding wounds to her face, neck, chest and legs. A male dog was found with scarring to the same body areas. A malnourished puppy was found chained shivering in the cold without access to food, water or shelter. A fourth dog was found without food.
Whitfield was indicted in August 2014 on four counts of aggravated animal cruelty.