Detectives with the Suffolk County SPCA arrested a Westhampton woman and charged her with animal cruelty on Tuesday July 31, 2018.
Nicy Young, 58, was charged with 2 counts of animal cruelty for failure to provide care for her 2 chihuahuas which resulted in their deaths.
Young was arrested without incident. She is scheduled to appear in Southampton Justice Court on August 24, 2018.
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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The Suffolk County SPCA, established in 1984, is a private, nonprofit, charitable organization and the voice for animals in Suffolk County. We are not affiliated with, a subdivision of the ASPCA, or funded by any other local, state or national humane organization. The Suffolk County SPCA is entirely funded by charitable donations. Please help us to provide a better life for pets and other animals in Suffolk County.