BAY SHORE WOMAN FOUND GUILTY OF MULTIPLE COUNTS OF ANIMAL CRUELTY
A Bay Shore woman charged with neglecting 21 dogs and 1 exotic bird in her care, was convicted in District Court by a jury trial of 22 counts of Misdemeanor Animal Cruelty. Robin Mills, 66, of Richland Avenue, Bay Shore was charged on May 11, 2017 with failing to provide proper sustenance for the animals and confining them in unhealthy and unsanitary conditions, all charges from NYS Agriculture and Markets Law. After numerous complaints and a vigorous in-depth investigation by Suffolk County SPCA Detectives and Humane Investigators, Mills was arrested leading to her conviction of the 22 misdemeanor charges. She is scheduled to be sentenced in January, 2018.
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On May 11, 2017 Suffolk County SPCA Detectives charged a Bay Shore woman with Cruelty to Animals.
Robin L. Mills, 66, of 1420 Richland Ave., Bay Shore, was charged with 22 counts of animal neglect for failure to provide proper sustenance, a misdemeanor charge. The Suffolk County SPCA responded to a complaint that the animals were being severely neglected and living in unsanitary, deplorable conditions. The animals were transported to Islip Animal Shelter.
Mills will appear in First District Court in Central Islip on July 13th, 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.
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