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Huntington Man Charged With Animal Cruelty


Detectives with the Suffolk County SPCA charged a Huntington man with animal cruelty on Friday, October 12th, 2018.

William Woods Jr., 55,  was charged with two counts of animal neglect (353 AM) for failure to provide proper sustenance to his two Pit Bull canines. A 2-year-old female Pit Bull and a 2-year-old male Pit Bull were found emaciated. The dogs were removed to Huntington Town Shelter. Four 3-month-old Pit Bulls were also found in his possession and they were also removed from the property. 


Woods is scheduled to appear in 1st District Court on  12/12/2018.

Chief Gross said that animal cruelty will not be tolerated in Suffolk County.  If you witness any incident of animal cruelty or neglect in Suffolk County please contact the Suffolk County SPCA at (631) 382-7722.  All calls will be kept confidential.

A criminal charge is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

“Protecting Suffolk County’s animals is the only job we do!” 

The Suffolk County SPCA, established in 1984, is a private, nonprofit, charitable organization and the voice for animals in Suffolk County.  We are not affiliated with, a subdivision of the ASPCA, or funded by any other local, state or national humane organization.  The Suffolk County SPCA is entirely  funded by charitable donations. Please help us to provide a better life for pets and other animals in Suffolk County. 


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