Rock Hill Man Facing Multiple Animal Cruelty Charges

ROCK HILL, SC — A man is facing multiple charges after more than a dozen emaciated and injured dogs were found at his home.

Samuel Wilson was charged with four counts of Ill Treatment of Animals after police found 13 dogs living in filthy and dangerous conditions.

Police were called to his home on Oates Street Monday regarding a civil issue involving animals. Officers say they found dogs inside and outside the home without food or clean water.

According to reports, several were packed into a small kennel, one was tied up with an old extension cord, and another could not walk due to a severe leg injury.