SPCA: Sound Beach Couple Charged with Keeping Multiple Animals Living in Deplorable Conditions


Crystal Porter, 30 and Daniel Barker, 43, are charged with animal cruelty.

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Suffolk SPCA announced that (L to R) Crystal Porter, 30, and Daniel Barker, 43, both of Sound Beach, were arrested for animal cruelty.

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Sound Beach, NY - January 18, 2019 - On Wednesday, January 16th, 2019, Crystal Porter, 30 and Daniel Barker, 43, were charged with animal cruelty. Suffolk County SPCA Detectives discovered 4 dogs, 19 cats and 1 snake living in deplorable conditions.  
All of the animals were removed from their Sound Beach home and transported to Brookhaven Animal Shelter where they will be evaluated by a veterinarian. The home was deemed uninhabitable and condemned by the Town.
If you witnessed  any  act of animal cruelty please  call the Suffolk County SPCA at 631-382-7722. All calls will be kept confidential.
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