Animal Cruelty

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports on 12/19/2023 at approximately 11:46 A.M. Deputies arrested Cori R Spears, age 44, of Ovid NY for 4 counts of Abandonment of Animals and 4 counts of Failure to Provide Proper Sustenance. The incident stems from a citizen’s complaint to the Ovid Dog Control Officer. During the investigation 4 dogs were found to be in poor health and were currently owned by Spears. Spears was issued appearance tickets and is to appear to the Town of Ovid Court on January 16th, 2024 at 10:00 A.M. to answer for the charges. The dogs were removed from the residence and were taken to Beverley’s Animal Shelter for proper care.