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WNY woman arrested for animal cruelty

Nicole J. Peters, 27, is charged with nine counts of Failure to Provide Sustenance and nine counts of Neglect of Impounded Animal.
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AMITY, N.Y. — New York State Police in Amity have charged a Genesee, N.Y.  woman several counts of animal cruelty.

Nicole J. Peters, 27, is charged with nine counts of Failure to Provide Sustenance and nine counts of Neglect of Impounded Animal.

Investigators with the State Police and Allegany County SPCA received a complaint of malnourished and neglected dogs, ducks, and chickens at a residence on Deer Creek Road in the town of Genesee.

Peters was arraigned in Amity Town Court and released on her own recognizance. She is due to appear in Genesee Town Court later this month.