Articles Tagged ‘animal cruelty’

Two Teens Arrested for Igniting, Stabbing Large Turtle

Two teenagers were arrested for setting a large turtle on fire and stabbing it to death last month in Bellport. Thomas Gorman, of East Patchogue,…

Nassau DA Rice Cracks Down On Animal Abuse

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced the creation of a new animal cruelty prevention unit and tip hotline earlier this week to handle animal cruelty, neglect and abuse cases.

The unit’s mission is to protect pets and defenseless animals, Rice announced in a written statement Monday.

“This newly created unit will give a voice to the victims of animal abuse, and send the message that the abuse and neglect of animals is not tolerated in Nassau County,” Rice said. “The Animal Cruelty Unit will do everything possible to ensure that those who endanger pets and other animals will face the full brunt of the criminal justice system.”

Judge Seizes Kids from Selden Woman Facing Cruelty Charge

A judge has taken away custody of a Selden woman’s six underage daughters following her arrest on animal cruelty charges. The judge issued the order…

Woman Faces Animal Cruelty Charges; Carcasses Found

Authorities are investigating whether any of the more than 20 animal carcasses found in the backyard of a Long Island home are the remains of…