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SCPD: Woman Arrested For Abandoning Animals in Her South Huntington Apartment

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Suffolk County Police have arrested a woman for abandoning animals in her South Huntington apartment.

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Melissa Buchanan, 27, of South Huntington was arrested after abandoning her animals in her apartment for several days. One dog was found dead.

South Huntington, NY - April 29, 2016 - Suffolk County Police have arrested a woman for abandoning animals in her South Huntington apartment.

The landlord at 214 Beverly Road called police after hearing a dog bark excessively, and realizing she had not seen her tenant for a few days. Upon arrival police found two Miniature Australian Shepherd dogs, two lizards and a cat that had not been cared for. One of the dogs was deceased. While at the scene, the tenant, Melissa Buchanan returned and admitted to police she had not been home for several days.

Second Squad detectives in cooperation with Suffolk County SPCA charged Buchanan with six counts of Animal Cruelty under the New York State Agricultural Law.

The Town of Huntington Animal Control responded and took possession of the surviving dog and cat. Suffolk County SPCA has made arrangements for the care of the remaining animals.

Buchanan, 27, will be held overnight at the 4th Precinct and is scheduled for arraignment at First District Court in Central Islip on April 29.

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