Lashawn Demaro Whitehead Set His Dog on Fire for Jumping on Couch


Worried that the puppy would jump on his newborn, Lashawn Whitehead severely beat the dog, then set it on fire

​Twenty-year-old Lashawn Demaro Whitehead had a baby boy in July. This is not a good thing, since Whitehead should not be a father.

That much is clear by what happened in August. Whitehead was at home when his 3-month-old puppy jumped on the couch where the baby was resting. As his mom Sally Laws tells it, her son promptly lost it. He severely the beat the dog, then set it on fire before leaving it to die in a Greensboro, North Carolina park.

The dog was found by a passerby about two weeks later. It had burns over 60 percent of its body, and its ears were nearly burned off. It also had a broken jaw and teeth…

Susie, as it’s since been named, has miraculously survived and seems to
be in fairly high demand among people willing to adopt. But Whitehead
wasn’t pinched till this week, when his mom brought him to police to

This isn’t the first time said scumbag has run afoul of
Johnny Law. In April, he appeared in court for breaking and entering,
drug dealing, and threatening someone over the phone. He can now add
felony animal cruelty to that laundry list.