Jaheim Hoagland

R&B singer known as Jaheim, is facing an animal cruelty charge after police found six dogs Monday in partially water-filled animal crates in the driveway of a Chamberlain Drive residence and nine more dogs inside the house in varying stages of emaciation, without access to food and water, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael Robertson said.

One mixed-breed Pitbull Terrier was euthanized, and the other 14 dogs were examined and released to Long Hill Kennel in the township, the prosecutor said.

Jaheim H. Hoagland, 44, was charged with third-degree animal cruelty and failure to provide necessary care to an animal, a disorderly persons offense. He was lodged in the Somerset County Jail pending a Superior Court detention hearing.

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