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Dog attacks Wyoming County Deputy, owner jailed on felony counts


Michael T. Baldwin Reports

56-year-old David Sherman was arrested by the Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office following a domestic incident investigation on State Route 39 in the Town of Pike. A Wyoming County Sheriff’s Deputy was injured during the course of the investigation when the suspect allegedly allowed an aggressive dog out of the residence refusing to comply with orders to contain the animal inside the residence. Authorities said the dog then attacked the deputy.

Sherman was then arrested for felony Assault 2nd, Resisting Arrest, Obstruction of Governmental Administration, felony Criminal Contempt 1st, and Menacing 3rd. Sherman was arraigned in Warsaw Town Court before Judge Fusani and held at the Wyoming County Jail on no bail due to his criminal history. Sherman is scheduled to appear in Pike Town Court 12/13/2022.

The injured Sheriff’s Deputy was treated at the Wyoming County Community Hospital.  NYS Police-Warsaw assisted at the scene.

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