Fulton County pair charged with animal neglect, sheriff says; Malnourished dog euthanized

Fulton County pair charged with animal neglect, sheriff says; Malnourished dog euthanized

JOHNSTOWN - A Fulton County pair have been arrested and charged with animal neglect after a dog was discovered malnourished, underweight and with other medical conditions, Fulton County Sheriff's officials said. The dog was ultimately euthanized at the advice of the veterinarian due to its extremely poor condition, officials said. Howard V. Hamm and Elizabeth A. Brandenburg, both 64, were charged Nov. 9 with failure to provide sustenance to the dog. Officials announced the arrests Thursday. ---Help us bring this to you, check out our subscribe page at: DailyGazette.com/Subscribe They are accused of allowing a dog in their custody to…
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Gloversville man faces gun, drug counts in two-county investigation, troopers say

Gloversville man faces gun, drug counts in two-county investigation, troopers say

GLOVERSVILLE -- A Gloversville man has been arrested on drug and gun charges following searches conducted last week as part of an ongoing investigation, according to state police.Jesse J. Smith, 39, faces one count of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, two counts of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and one count of third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, police said.The investigation also included the Gloversville Police Department and the St. Johnsville Police Department, state police said.The searches were conducted at known residences of Smith on Nov. 23 at homes on Oakland Avenue in Gloversville and Perthshire Drive in Perth. Authorities…
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