Suffolk County SPCA To Hold News Conference
Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 2:00 PM
Atlantic Coast Veterinary Specialists
3250 Veterans Memorial Hwy.
Bohemia, NY 11716
The dog will be available to the media
The Suffolk County SPCA arrested and charged a North Bay Shore woman with Animal Cruelty on August 15, 2016. Shayna Staton, 32, of 188 Prospect Place, North Bay Shore, was arrested for the severe neglect of her dog. The male Silky/Yorkie was found emaciated, dehydrated, extremely matted and covered with feces and urine The dog was transported to Atlantic Coast Veterinary Hospital. After an arduous investigation, Suffolk County SPCA Detectives were able to compile evidence and charge the owner of the dog. Staton will appear in First District Court in Central Islip October 18, 2016. 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.