Animal Cruelty Arrest

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reports, on May 2nd , 2024 at 9:30 AM, Sheriff’s Investigators arrested Timothy M Tandle, age 41, of 510 State Route 318 in the Town of Junius for Cruelty to Animals. The arrest stems from Deputies attempting to serve a civil judgement to Tandle, which then lead to the discovery of a dogs under his care being observed with an injury to its eye. Upon further investigation it was found that Tandle failed to provide the dog with proper veterinary care causing further injury to the dog’s eye. Tandle was issued an appearance ticket and is to appear before the Town of Junius on May 20, 2024 to answer for the charge. 

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Town of Junius Dog Control Officer, who seized the dog and brought it to a veterinary clinic where it received proper medical treatment that included removal of the dogs eye.