Suffolk County SPCA Detectives charged a Lake Ronkonkoma man with animal cruelty on Sunday, February 3, 2019. Christopher Fleck, 53, was charged with failure to provide proper sustenance including food, water and allowing his four chickens to freeze to death. The chickens were living in deplorable conditions. The remaining chickens were surrendered and transported to an undisclosed sanctuary. Fleck is scheduled to appear in First District Court on April 2, 2019.
If you witnessed any act of animal cruelty, or have any information, please call 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.
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