New York – An emaciated Great Dane and her seven puppies were rescued last weekend from a known animal “torturer.” According to the NYPD 104th Precinct, the canine family was discovered during a traffic stop in Queens. The agency Tweeted:
Last night your 104 NCOs rescued this malnourished mother & her 7 puppies, after discovering the dogs inside a vehicle during a car stop on Woodhaven blvd. The owner was charged with several animal cruelty offenses.
Mom & puppies are currently in the care of an animal hospital.
As reported by the NY Post, the man arrested is identified as Ravon Service. Service was arrested last year after 20 neglected dogs were found in a filthy Brooklyn apartment. He faced 20 counts of torturing animals, and 20 counts of neglect of impounded animals for last year’s offense.
City Councilman Robert Holden Tweeted about the incident, saying:
This seems to be the same individual caught last year torturing animals and assaulting a landlord. People like this should never see the light of day, yet we release them back to the public to continue their crimes.