Animal Cruelty: Elderly Man Arrested for Fatally Shooting German Shepherds

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. – A 76-year-old man from Riverhead, Carlos Lauro, faces charges of Aggravated Cruelty to Animals for allegedly fatally shooting two German Shepherds with a rifle. Suffolk County District Attorney Raymond A. Tierney announced Lauro’s arrest, calling the case a “particularly horrific example of cruelty,” as investigators found numerous animal victims on Lauro’s property. … Read more

Long Island Man Arrested and Charged with Animal Cruelty After Allegedly Shooting German Shepherds in Ongoing Investigation

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. – A Long Island man has been arrested in connection with an animal cruelty investigation after allegedly shooting two German Shepherds in the head with a rifle, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office. Carlos Lauro, 76, is facing charges of aggravated cruelty to animals and neglect of impounded animals. The investigation … Read more

Horrific Animal Cruelty Case Unfolds in Riverhead, New York: Elderly Man Charged With Shooting Two German Shepherds

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. – A 76-year-old man from Riverhead, New York, has been charged with felony animal cruelty after allegedly fatally shooting two German Shepherds with a rifle. Carlo Lauro was ordered held without bail at his arraignment by Riverhead Town Justice Sean Walter. District Attorney Ray Tierney described the case as “a particularly horrific example … Read more