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Coram Woman Charged with Animal Cruelty for Neglecting Her Severely Injured Dog

Suffolk County SPCA officers charged a Coram woman yesterday with Animal Cruelty.

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Coram, NY - April 13th, 2016 - Suffolk County SPCA officers charged a Coram woman yesterday with  Animal Cruelty.

Chief Roy Gross of the Suffolk County SPCA said that Lateesha Boston, 32, of Judith Drive, Coram was charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty on April 12, 2016 for neglecting her 4 year old male Maltese mix.

Ms. Boston severely neglected the dog by failing to provide necessary veterinary care in a timely manner for a serious, extremely painful neck injury. The severely matted, urine soaked dog was unable to move because of the neck injury causing skin irritations and pain.

The dog is presently under the care of Grady Animal Hospital.

Ms. Boston is scheduled to appear in 1st District Court in Central Islip on June 7th, 2016.

A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.