SPCA: Wyandanch Man Charged With Starving his Rottweiler, Tethering Violations


Donald Wilson, 52, was arrested for failure to provide proper sustenance, other charges, cop say.

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Suffolk SPCA arrested Donald Wilson of Wyandanch, 52, for starving his Rottweiler, Holly.

Photo by: Suffolk County SPCA

Wyandanch, NY - July 19, 2018 - Detectives with the Suffolk County SPCA  arrested a Wyandanch man on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 for 12 (twelve) various charges of the Agriculture and Markets Law and Suffolk County Tethering Law. 
Donald Wilson, 52, was arrested for failure to provide proper sustenance for Holly, his emaciated female Rottweiler as well as multiple tethering charges. The Suffolk County SPCA launched an investigation after discovering the 2 dogs tethered in a yard at the home on Jamaica Avenue. The dogs were seized by Suffolk County SPCA and transported to Babylon Animal Shelter for medical evaluation.

SPCA officer placing 
Donald Wilson under arrest. Photo Credit: Suffolk County SPCA
Wilson was held without bail at the First Precinct in West Babylon. He will be arraigned in First District Count in Central Islip.
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.
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