An Ontario County couple is facing animal abandonment charges stemming from an incident in the Town of Phelps.
Justin Zaso, 22, and Christine Zaso, 30, were charged for abandoning their pets.
Investigators say the couple was evicted from their Melvin Hill Road home. Police say the couple left their two dogs and two cats at the residence.
They will appear in Phelps Town Court. The animals are being cared for by the Ontario County Humane society.