Fulton County man convicted in brutal animal cruelty case

February 14, 2018 06:37 PM

The Fulton County man accused of abusing 22 dogs last year has been found guilty on all counts.

Bentley Valdez was convicted of two felonies and 15 misdemeanors.

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Twenty-two French mastiffs were found at a boarded up and broken down house Valdez owns in Stratford. Nine were dead, another died at a veterinarian's office and the rest were badly emaciated.

Valdez will be sentenced April 25.


WNYT Staff

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