ROCKY POINT, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Authorities say a Rocky Point man is facing charges after an officer on patrol found 21 dogs outside behind his residence in frigid temperatures.
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The Suffolk County Police Department says the officer heard the dogs barking shortly before 10 a.m. Thursday and found them in the backyard of a residence on Broadway in Rocky Point, New York.
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Jose Borgos, 52, was charged with violating state and county regulations on how dogs are allowed to be kept outside.
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Animal Control will determine where the dogs go.