A Utica man is facing charges after dead dogs were found at a location in Delaware County.

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New York State Police say they got several tips from residents in December who called 911 to report the bodies of dogs at a home owned by 33-year-old Carlos Smith on Pine Cliff Circle in the Town of Davenport.

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Troopers say they found two adult dogs and four puppies left inside a crate outside the trailer and Smith nowhere to be found.

Authorities posted a warrant issued for Smith on Facebook and got several tips leading them to find Smith in the City of Utica on Thursday, February 11.

He’s charged with six counts of failure to provide proper sustenance to the animals and was released to wait for his next date in Town of Davenport Court.

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