Leslie Alexander, 39, faces dozens of charges for torturing and injuring animals as well as criminal possession of a weapon, DA Charles Hynes said Tuesday.
He was accused of abusing two pit bulls at his home, one of which was allegedly found dead in the backyard. The other was found severely malnourished and covered with injuries.
Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice said a grand jury indicted 25-year-old Marlon Bernier and 22-year-old Ricardo Louis.
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says the law should help authorities crack down on dog fights and cockfights where spectators drive the market.
The pit bulls were found last weekend by firefighters responding to a small fire that was set in the building.
Mitch Albom had the guts to say it. During last Sunday’s episode of “The Sports Reporters” – the lone show worth watching on ESPN – Albom made an astonishing assertion, diving headfirst against the tide of political correctness.