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Riverhead Woman Arrested & Charged W/Animal Cruelty


On Wednesday, July 20, 2016 a Suffolk County SPCA Detective arrested and charged a Riverhead woman with Animal Cruelty. Chief Roy Gross alleges that Tiffany Norris, 33,  of 67 Zion Rd., Riverhead severely neglected her German Shepherd by failing to provide necessary sustenance and medical care causing extreme suffering. The dog ultimately had to be euthanized. 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.

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