Suffolk County SPCA Detectives have charged a Wyandanch man with Animal Cruelty on October 15, 2017.
Nathaniel Sutter, 40, of Wyandanch, NY was charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty for failure to provide necessary sustenance and care to two dogs, a 7 month old female shih tzu/maltese mix and a 8 month old male pit bull, allowing the dogs to live in deplorable, unsanitary condition.
Additionally, Sutter was charged with a misdemeanor tethering violation by leaving the dog chained in a manner that could cause in strangulation and injury.
Sutter is due in First District Court on December 14th, 2017.
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!”