A passerby heard a yelping Yorkie in a parked car and called police Saturday evening. About two hours later, the dog’s owner was found and charged.
Shiouder Kossak, 52, is charged with Confinement of Companion Animals in Vehicles. The passerby heard the dog yelping and notified police around 6:30 p.m. Kossak was arrested around 8:20 p.m.
The dog was transported to a local vet for evaluation.
Also in Saratoga Springs, a woman is charged with assault for cutting someone with a box cutter knife.
Police say Elizabeth Rose Hill, 24, is charged with felony assault (2nd degree) with intent of physical injury plus possession of weapon (4th degree) and possession of a alcohol outside its original container.
Hill was arrested at 3:54 p.m. It is alleged that she cut someone with a box cutter, causing a minor laceration to the other person, Saratoga Springs Police said in a statement.