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Suffolk County SPCA Detectives Charge A Shirley Man With Animal Cruelty

Michael Milone of Shirley, 60, left his 8 year-old pit bull in a motor vehicle without ventilation or water, resulting in severe heat stroke.

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Michael Milone Michael Milone of Shirley, 60, was charged with leaving his pit bull confined in a motor vehicle resulting in severe heat stroke.

Photo by: Suffolk County SPCA

Shirley, NY - September 26, 2017 - Michael Milone, 60, of Shirley, NY was charged with animal neglect for leaving his 8 year old pit bull named Convict confined in a motor vehicle without ventilation or water resulting in severe heat stroke. The canine had to be humanely euthanized to prevent further suffering.
Malone is due in First District Court in Central Islip on November 28,  2017.
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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