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Suffolk County SPCA Detectives Charge Wyandanch Man With Animal Cruelty

Nathaniel Sutter, 40, is accused of starving a 7 month old female shih tzu/maltese mix and a 8 month old male pit bull, among other charges, police say.

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The Suffolk County SPCA have charged Nathaniel Sutter of Wyandanch, 40, with Animal Cruelty on October 15, 2017.

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Wyandanch, NY - October 17, 2017 - Suffolk County SPCA Detectives have charged a Wyandanch man with Animal Cruelty on October 15, 2017.
Nathaniel Sutter, 40, of Wyandanch, NY was charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty for failure to provide necessary sustenance and care to two dogs, a 7 month old female shih tzu/maltese mix and a 8 month old male pit bull, allowing the dogs to  live in deplorable, unsanitary condition. 
Additionally, Sutter was charged with a misdemeanor tethering violation by leaving the dog chained in a manner that could cause in strangulation and injury. 
Sutter is due in First District Court on December 14th,  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.
The Suffolk County SPCA established in 1984, is a private, nonprofit, charitable organization and the voice for animals in Suffolk County.  We are not affiliated with, a subdivision of, or funded by any other local, state or national humane organization We do not receive taxpayer or public funding.  Please help us to provide a better life for pets and other animals in Suffolk County. 
A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.