Suffolk County SPCA Detectives arrested and charged a Medford man with animal cruelty on Wednesday, March 20th, 2019.
Stuart Babitch, 76, was charged with failure to provide proper sustenance including veterinary care and allowing the dog to live in deplorable conditions. The animals were transported to Brookhaven Animal Shelter. The house was condemned by the town.
Babitch is scheduled to appear in First District Court on May 16th, 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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