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State Police: K-9 injured after wanted man flees, eventually taken into custody on variety of felony charges

New York State Police report that a 33-year-old was arrested on several charges this week after a search warrant was executed on October 29th.

In the incident, a police dog was injured.

Police were attempting to take Donald Baxter, 33, of Lindley into custody on a warrant for aggravated unlicensed operation. They say that Baxter attempted to flee – and a K-9 was deployed.


Police say that while Baxter was detained – K-9 Bobby was injured. Specific information about his injuries was not released.

However, Baxter was found to be in possession of a quantity of methamphetamine, cocaine, marihuana, metal knuckles, knives, a high capacity magazine, and two loaded handguns.

He was charged with two counts of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, three counts of third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, seventh degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal possession of marijuana, and killing or injuring a police animal.

Baxter was arraigned and remanded to the Steuben County Jail.



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