Hector Hernandez, of West Hempstead, to be sentenced in animal cruelty case
A West Hempstead man will be sentenced Thursday for abusing eight dogs.
Hector Hernandez is facing a year behind bars for animal cruelty.
Investigators say eight pit bulls were found in the home suffering from malnutrition and bite wounds.
Hernandez could also be fined up to $15,000 per dog at his sentencing Thursday in a Nassau courtroom.