Two Utica Residents Facing Animal Cruelty Charges
Utica, NY (WIBX) – Two people are facing animal cruelty charges after Utica Police were called to a home on Flagg Avenue.
A resident had called the Mayor’s office to complain about a smell coming from the backyard of the home.
Police say they found a cage in the backyard containing several mink.
They say one was dead and the other animals all showed signs of neglect.
54-year old Suzanne Evans and 49-year old Carl Seldin are facing five counts each of torturing and injuring animals.
The animals were turned over to Judy Cusworth of the Woodhaven Wildlife Rehab.