Amityville woman charged with animal cruelty
An Amityville woman has been charged with four counts of animal cruelty after police say she left two pit bull puppies for dead.
Police say 21-year-old Swaneka P.J. Danzler dumped two pit bull puppies down a 6-foot well at Riverhead Animal Hospital.
The puppies were severely malnourished and suffering from a skin infection called mange. One puppy died on Christmas of its injuries.