Rome Woman arrested on Animal Cruelty Charges


  Major Philip T. Rougeux
  Troop D Commander



State Police arrested Alycia M. Clark, age 29 from Rome, NY for New York Agriculture and Markets Law §353: Overdriving, torturing and injuring animals; failure to provide proper sustenance, a class “A” misdemeanor, and NYS Agriculture and Markets Law
 §356: Failure to provide proper food and drink to an impounded animal, an unclassified misdemeanor.
On October 7, 2019, State Police responded to 6451 Andregg Drive in the town of Lee for a report of an abandoned dog. When Troopers arrived, they discovered a black and tan German Shepherd dog in the garage with obvious signs of malnourishment.
The dog was brought to Rome Animal Hospital where it was treated for chronic malnourishment. 
Clark was issued an appearance ticket and is scheduled to appear in Lee Town Court on October 16, 2019, at 4:30 P.M.