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Allegany County woman arrested, facing animal cruelty charges

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Posted at 10:35 AM, Jan 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-18 10:35:30-05

TOWN OF GENESEE, N.Y. (WKBW) — An Allegany County woman faces animal cruelty charges following a complaint and investigation in the Town of Genesee.

New York State police and Allegany County SPCA Investigators investigated a complaint of malnourished and neglected dogs, ducks and chickens at a residence on Deer Creek Road in the town of Genesee.

Police say it was determined 27-year-old Nicole Peters neglected the animals. She was arrested on January 15 and charged with nine counts of failure to provide sustenance and nine counts of neglect of impounded animal.

Peters was arraigned in Amity Town Court and released on her own recognizance, she is due back in court later this month.