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SPCA: East Patchogue Woman Charged with Starving Her Dog in Filthy, Dark Basement

Candace Diperi, 28, was arrested for Animal Cruelty against Daisy, a 6 year-old coonhound.

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Daisy, an abused 6 year-old coonhound, is being treated at Brookhaven Animal Shelter.

Photo by: Suffolk County SPCA

On June 1, 2019 Suffolk County SPCA Detectives charged an East Patchogue woman with cruelty to animals.
Candace Diperi, 28, East Patchogue was charged with animal cruelty for failure to provide proper sustenance.  Daisy, a 6 year old coonhound, was found confined to a dark basement in feces and urine with no food or water. The dog was removed and transported to Brookhaven Animal Shelter.
Diperi  is schedule to appear in First District Court on July 31, 2019.  
Chief Gross said that animal cruelty will not be tolerated in Suffolk County. If you witness any incident of animal cruelty or neglect in Suffolk County please contact the Suffolk County SPCA at (631) 382-7722. All calls will be kept confidential.
A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.