Convicted sex offender Vincent Persico is accused of having sex with a dog.

Suffolk County SPCA

Copiague man accused of having sex with dog

September 21, 2018 - 12:44 pm

COPIAGUE, NY (1010 WINS) -- A convicted sex offender is under arrest again on Long Island.

Detectives from the Suffolk County SPCA announced the arrest of convicted sex offender Vincent Persico, 64, of Copiague.

They say he was charged with animal cruelty and sexual misconduct with a dog.

Officials did not disclose how they learned about Persico's alleged acts with the dog on September 13, in Melville.

Persico is a level 2 sex offender. He was released on bail and is scheduled to appear in court on November 27.