Major James M. Hall
Troop A Commander
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.