Fong enters guilty plea in exchange for deal

GREENE – The Brooklyn man from whom 76 Pomeranians were seized in October will get three years probation and pay $5,000 in restitution to the Chenango County SPCA as a result of a plea agreement reached between his legal counsel and the District Attorney’s office.



Yesterday in the Town of Greene Court, Steven W. Fong, 57, entered a plea of guilty to one count of animal cruelty before Judge Dante Acunto, “in full satisfaction” of the charges against him pursuant to that agreement.

According to Acunto, the deal includes the provision that Fong may own one dog “pending approval of (his) probation officer.”


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