“Tiger King” superstar Bhagavan “Doc” Antle was once booked right into a South Carolina prison via the FBI Friday night
Antle, 62, was once jailed in a North Myrtle Beach detention focus on 5:40 p.m., and no fees in opposition to him have been indexed, in line with govt information. TMZ reported that the arrest was once associated with cash laundering.
Antle — who was once featured as a rival of Joe Exotic within the hit Netflix docuseries — owns Myrtle Beach Safari.
In fresh years, he was once charged with a couple of felonies for trafficking and abusing unique animals. Activists cheered his newest arrest in a observation to The Post.
“We applaud the Dept. of Justice and FBI for arresting Bhagavan ‘Doc’ Antle, an established scoundrel engaged within the egregious and inhumane industry of bad giant cats,” stated Marty Irby, government director of Animal Wellness Action.
“Irresponsible breeding, inhumane residing prerequisites, and public exploitation is a significant issue within the U.S., and caging those wild animals additionally gifts a risk to human well being and protection.
A observe up Netflix documentary collection “Tiger King: The Doc Antle Story” alleged that Antle had intercourse with minors, abused ladies and defrauded a natural world charity.
Antle instructed WBTW-TV in December that all of the allegations have been “completely false.”