April 18, 2023

Vicksburg Man Arrested For Aggravated Animal Cruelty After Dog Seen Shaking On Balcony

Morgan Howard

Korey Earl Jamal Cage (Vicksburg Police Department)

According to WLBT, Vicksburg Police arrested a man for aggravated animal cruelty.

The arrest happened on April 17 after officers received a call about animal abuse at the Carr Central Apartments on Cherry Street.

When officers arrived, they saw a pit bull-type dog out on the balcony shaking and scared at Apartment 321.

Police said the dog had multiple obvious injuries, including blood and open wounds to its body, consistent with thermal burns and abuse.

WLBT reports that the dog was transported to the Animal Medical Clinic to be treated for its injuries.

33-year-old Korey Earl Jamal Cage was arrested, then appeared before Municipal Court Judge Angela Carpenter and was given a $200,000 bond.

Korey Earl Jamal Cage (Vicksburg Police Department)

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