WATERFORD, N.Y. – A 26-year-old Waterford resident has been arrested after a call about a barking dog led to the discovery of a warrant for her arrest in the state of Florida.
On Sunday, November 17, Waterford officers received a call for a barking dog inside an apartment at 52 3rd Street in the Village of Waterford. It was discovered that the owner of the dog, Melissa L. Gilligan, 26, was a fugitive from justice from the State of Florida for a violation of probation warrant.
The probation charges stemmed from charges of felony Battery of a Police Officer in the third-degree.
Gilligan is currently being held at the Saratoga County Jail pending her extradition to Florida.