Sumter Man Charged with Animal Cruelty

SUMTER COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) – A tip lead to the arrest of a 36-year-old Sumter County man accused of cutting three dogs ears off.

Sumter Police say Jamie Shaw is charged with three counts of ill treatment to animals.

Several kennels were found on the property in the 500 block of Benton Court as well as dog remains, police say.

According to authorities, one adult pit bull was found alive and was taken to the Sumter County Animal Shelter.

The investigation is ongoing.

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