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DMX Arrested!

5/9/2008 3:20 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

DMX was busted again this morning at his home in Arizona -- and the sheriffs tell us he barricaded himself in his bedroom when they came to get him!

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DMX was arrested at 3:00 AM at his home in Cave Creek on seven misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty and four felony drug possession charges. During a search of his home, cops found more than they bargained for -- including a number of weapons and drugs, as well as five pit bull puppies -- and filed additional charges against him.

According to Sheriff Arpaio, DMX attempted to barricade himself in his bedroom at the time of the search warrant but eventually came out, offered no further resistance, and was booked. And how's this for weird? The dogs were taken to the First Avenue Jail, where they will remain under the care of female inmates.

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Tara    

It's ABOUT TIME This bitch get taken down for his cruelty to animals. Thankfully these babies will have a chance at life, instead of dog fighting or some other terrible destiny.

At least those dogs will get the care they need and deserve!! Animal Planet has done shows about the programs that prison inmates are a part of, where they take in dogs to stay with them, and train them and stuff. Sounds like a good way to teach the inmates about caring for another living thing, and for the dogs to realize there are some people who just aren't cruel.

2173 days ago
32.

Tara    

The fact that people on this site would condone the "practice" of dog fighting is so very distressing. I assume you know nothing about it, otherwise how could you possibly be for something so heinous? How can you support the willful abuse of a living, breathing creature who has no voice to protest the treatment? How can you be a supporter of someone who will take a dog, and beat it mercilessly, to "toughen it up"? How can you support the ignorance that is involved when you take an animal and cage it up, and only let it out to fight for it's life? How can you look into the eyes of a dog, who only wants to be loved, and not care about the hurt that is there? How can you support a "man" who would train puppies to brutally attack one another simply for human amusement? Have you no shame? Don't you see the life these animals live is a terrible waste? A dog doesn't deserve to be caged up, beat, tortured, and then killed because he lost a fight to another dog. They deserve, love, compassion, freedom.
Want to see how this ignorance is perpetuated? www.nopuppymills.com. See the dogs who are "living" this life and ask yourselves how you can stand by and be a supporter of such hatred, and ignorance. There is more to this life than money. Within every breathing thing (human and non), there resides a soul, emotions, feeling. How can you support the agendas of these people who feel nothing but anger and hatred for a living being who has done nothing but try to love them? Please, someone explain it to me? I will forever be at a loss as to why people are entertained by dogs fighting to their death, roosters fighting to their death, animals being caged up and then slaughtered without any regard to feelings, how animals are caged and then made to entertain us in zoos and circuses. I will truly never, never understand your hatred and ignorance. I pray to a higher power that one day you will see the horror of these things that you support, and you will turn your back on them. Animals aren't ours to destroy, torture, murder, cage. Animals are living, free beings. They deserve the same respect you do.

-To the person who wrote regarding the hypocrisy of meat eaters who speak out against dog fighting...I agree with you, it is hypocritical. But as someone pointed out, the only real way to change someone's mind, is by helping to educate them. I'm a recent convert to vegetarianism, and I have to say it's been the most amazing decision I've ever made. I am blessed daily t live a cruelty free life. But I also understand that not everyone understands the cruelty of slaughterhouses, and not everyone understands that there are alternate ways to live. Keep spreading the word, but try to do it in a more educated way...that is our only way of making a change.

www.puppymillrescue.com
www.stoppuppymills.com

2173 days ago
33.

KELC    

This guy is such a loser!

2172 days ago
34.

Lenn K.    

When Rap hi-jacked the black music scene about twenty years ago, I said then, this is not good, also this people who don't really know music and aren't that talented. Then came the violents and I think the world knew they wasn't going to end well, and it hasn't. Put a fork in rap it's not only dead, it has taken alot with it!!

2172 days ago
35.

Fan Since 2007!!!    

Rap is Dead
This is Why

2172 days ago
36.

meztema    

You mean to tell me he made his bed and now has to lie in it . I guess he is not in touch with his media buddies like michael vick who is now wishing he would have done things differently . This is a terrible sport . the conseqences should be as bad as drug dealing.

2172 days ago
37.

noitall    

THESE EFFEN N............GS ARE ALL SOOOOOOO EFFEN STUPID!!!!! I'LL BET IF THEY COULD, THE FEW DECENT ONES WOULD CHANGE SKIN COLOR IN A DRIVE-BY SECOND !!!!!!

2172 days ago
38.

Fan Since 2007!!!    

notall

That almost sounded offensive until realize how rappers sound an awful lot like they loathe themselves.
I mean, whatever happened to that rapper who wanted to title his cd "N***R"? (Full title censored for this post).

2172 days ago
39.

Lyla    

Just another piece of crap a**hole old sh*t rappa who needs a good ass whoopin. Grind him up and feed him to some gators. The world doesn't need nasty fks like him. Fk I am so sickof pricks like this who get their jollies from abusing animals.

2172 days ago
40.

Alina    

DMX is a crazy man...i personally hanged out with him for 2 days...going out to eat and staying at one of his hotel rooms since he was into my best friend years ago in Ft. Lauderdale while working on his cd....i almost got into it with him on his crazy driving....i got him to stop the car...so i can get out...i felt like i was gonna go to the hospital...he would drive so crazy and there was cars all around us...i told him "i dont care if your P. Diddy, Iam not gonna be in a car about to go to the emergency room for him jamming to his own music lodly and windows down...speeding in south beach and highways" very scary!!!

2170 days ago
41.

bigjoe088    

DAMN D IS LOOKING ROUGH,MUST BE BACK ON THE PIPE???? IT'S A SHAME TOO,I'M A BIG FAN AND WILL CONTINUE TO BE!!!! KEEP UR HEAD UP D......

2170 days ago
42.

cybil ryan    

Anyone who has, does or wll abuse animals is a PATHETIC LOSER. So one more loser gets arrested and hopfully goes to jail. Hopefully, he'll get treted the way he treated those poor dogs there.

2170 days ago
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