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Edmeston man arrested for torturing animals

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An Edmeston man, who was arrested in October of 2018, has been charged with 27 counts of the New York Agriculture and Market Laws misdemeanor Overdriving, Torturing, and Injuring Animals.

James S. Mumbulo, 45, was arrested after New York State Police were dispatched to check on the welfare of the animals at a rented dairy farm on County Road 20.

The police arrived to find 27 deceased cow carcasses and several inches of manure when they investigated, as well as no food or water.