Chief Roy Gross
According to Chief Roy Gross of the Suffolk County SPCA, Harry Tommy Patrick, of Central Islip, was arrested and charged with eight counts of animal cruelty.
The owner has voluntarily surrendered the animals and they are now being removed from the home, Suffolk County SPCA Chief Roy Gross said.
Chief Roy Gross said a witness saw a man in his early to mid 20s dump a red cardboard box with the remains of a female Pomeranian dog on the corner of Brentwood Road and 18th Avenue on Feb. 29.
A Long Island man was charged Friday with 61 misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty after a number of dead animals were found at his home.