Wyandanch Man Charged with 5 Counts of Animal Abuse for Neglect of 24 Rottweilers
Press Releases, Pets & Animal, Crime
By Long Island News & PR
Published: January 13 2017
A Wyandanch man was arraigned today and pleaded not guilty to 5 counts of the NYS Agriculture and Markets Law section 353 for neglect of 24 Rottweilers taken from his home.
Clement Hunte, 60, of Wyandanch, is charged with neglecting 24 Rottweilers.
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Wyandanch, NY - January 13, 2017 - A Wyandanch man was arraigned today and pleaded not guilty to 5 counts of the New York State Agriculture and Markets Law section 353 for neglect of twenty-four Rottweilers taken from his home. The neglect charges included failure to provide 5 of these animals with proper sustenance, ie. food and water. These animals were severely emaciated.
The investigation into Clement Hunte, 60, began with Town of Babylon’s Animal Shelter receiving notice of possible animal cruelty.
Hunte was ordered held in lieu of $25,000 cash bail, or $100,000 bond.
Be advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.