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Authorities: Dix Hills Man on Animal Abuse Registry Arrested for Sexual Misconduct with Horses

Written by Long Island News & PR  |  26. October 2017

Dix Hills, NY - October 26, 2017 - Suffolk County Police have arrested a Dix Hills man for sexual misconduct with horses after detectives conducted a check on him referencing his previous status on the county's animal abuse offender registry.
 
On Wednesday, October 25, at approximately 4 p.m., Special Victims Section detectives conducted a check on Steven Errante referencing his failure to register for the Suffolk County Animal Abuse Offender Registry and during the check, discovered Errante had sexual contact with horses on two separate occasions.
 
Errante, who was arrested in 2013 for beating a dog with a baseball bat and was required to register as part of his sentence, had sexual contact with horses on August 25 and September 4 at a stable located on Pine Acres Blvd. in Dix Hills.
 
Errante, 30, was charged with two counts of Sexual Misconduct with an Animal and Failure to Register for the Animal Abuse Offenders Registry.
 
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