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Two N.Y. residents arrested after dog left in vehicle

July 21st, 2020 by WCBC Radio

The Cumberland Times News reports two New York residents were arrested Monday after a dog was left in their vehicle with temperatures inside above 100 degrees, according to the Morgan County Sheriff's Office. Sean T. McMahon, 31, and Summer S. VanMeter, 23, of East Aurora, were both charged with one count of animal cruelty and one count of possession of a controlled dangerous substance after police were called to a supermarket parking lot where the vehicle was located. Following appearance before a magistrate, McMahon and VanMeter were jailed at the Eastern Regional Jail each of in lieu of $6,000 bail. Police said the dog, which was said to be in the vehicle for about a half-hour, was placed in the care of the Morgan County Animal Control after a K-9 drug-detecting unit alerted on the presence of drugs inside the vehicle. Police said the temperature in the vehicle was more than 100 degrees although all four windows of the vehicle were down 2 inches. 

2 Responses to “Two N.Y. residents arrested after dog left in vehicle”

  1. July 21, 2020 at 3:07 pm, LRH said:

    2 inches…..sounds about right. Place them in a car TOMORROW at noon in a Wal-Mart parking lot with the windows down two inches. You could sell tickets and raise enough money for their $6,000 bail.


    • July 21, 2020 at 7:54 pm, Jason said:

      > Why not donate the money to the Allegany County Animal Shelter?


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