30 August 2019
 Major Robert E. Patnaude
 Troop G Commander

SP Fonda

On August 30th, 2019 New York State Police Investigators arrested 47 year old Daniel Johnson of Root, NY for the Class E Felony of Aggravated Cruelty to Animals.

Daniel Johnson was arrested after an investigation revealed that he shot and killed a neighbor’s dog after he allegedly had mistaken for a coyote. Daniel Johnson was issued an Appearance Ticket for the Town of Root Court to return on September 9th, 2019 at 4:00pm.    

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