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Man charged in separate cases of sex abuse, animal abuse
Gainesville, N.Y. - A Wyoming County man is facing charges in two separate cases: sexual abuse and animal abuse.
Robert DeCarr is accused of sexually abusing a 9-year-old child in 2006, and an 11-year-old in 2013 in the town of Gainesville.
When state police arrested Decarr they found one dead puppy and three emaciated dogs at his home.
The three dogs were treated in Perry for fleas and other illnesses. It is not clear if they will survive.
Police charged DeCarr and his roommate Thomas Hyde with animal cruelty.
Hyde was released on an appearance ticket.
Decarr is being held in the Wyoming County Jail.