By GREG CERGOL
A 23-year-old man has been charged with 61 counts of animal cruelty in connection with a raid on a house on Long Island this week that freed dozens of animals living in squalor, the SPCA said Friday.
Alan Warner, 23, is being held by Suffolk County police and will be arraigned Saturday, officials said.
SPCA chief Roy Gross said Warner was responsible for the 75 animals found living in deplorable conditions in the home in Shirley. Another 20 animals were found dead there.
Gross called this a case of apparent animal hoarding..." More