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Potsdam woman charged with animal cruelty

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POTSDAM — Village police on Monday charged Casey A. Hall, 24, of Maple Street, with five counts of cruelty to animals.

Police allege that Ms. Hall abandoned two dogs and three cats in her unheated apartment for approximately a week, during which time the temperature dropped below zero.

Police said they responded to a complaint from Ms. Hall’s landlord, Frederick D. Robar Sr., who had been under the impression that she abandoned the apartment and didn’t expect her to return.

Police said that the apartment was littered with animal feces and that they later found Ms. Hall staying at a friend’s residence. Police said she may have been financially unable to keep the apartment heated, playing a role in why she left.

She was issued appearance tickets for Village Court. The animals were taken to Potsdam Humane Society animal shelter. Police said there were several bags of food in the apartment from which the animals were eating, but there was no water for them.

Animal Shelter Executive Director Alysia Wells Maynard said Tuesday the animals were in stable condition.

“We are awaiting the court decision as to whether we will put the animals up for adoption or they will be returned to” Ms. Hall, Mrs. Maynard said.

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