$5,000 Reward Offered For Information About Seven Dead Dogs Found In Hempstead

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Update: The reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible was increased to $6,000 on Sept. 20.


Seven pit bulls were discovered in a sump in Hempstead on Sept. 12.

The Nassau County SPCA is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for placing seven dead pit bulls in a New York State Department of Transportation sump located at Dietz Street and South Franklin Street, in Hempstead. Four female dogs, two males and a 3-month-old puppy were found yesterday, Sept. 12.

The Nassau County SPCA believes someone placed the dogs there. The organization is determined to use every available tool to ensure the abuser(s) face the maximum penalty under the law.

If you have information, call The Animal Cruelty Stoppers Hotline at 516-THE-SPCA. All calls will be kept confidential.

To date, the Nassau County SPCA has given out $5,000 in rewards.

To donate to our animal cruelty stoppers reward fund, visit nassaucountyspca.org/index.php/campaigns/sponsor-a-reward.

Remember: If you see cruelty, report it.

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  1. There needs to be much more severe punishment when someone commits such horrific actions. If someone can do such a thing to an animal, Think what could be done to a child or a physically or emotionally handicapped person.

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