02 August 2021
 
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Major James M. Hall
Troop A Commander


  
 
 
 
PRESS RELEASE
 

Yorkshire woman arrested for child endangerment, animal cruelty

On July 27, 2021, SP Machias Troopers arrested Jaki L. Ras, 51, of Yorkshire, NY for Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Aggravated Cruelty to Animals.

Troopers investigating a report of a gunshot near a residence on Weaver Road in the town of Yorkshire determined Ras had fatally shot a dog in the presence of a child.

Ras was arrested and released with appearance tickets for Yorkshire Town Court, where she is due to appear in August.

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