Man accused of drug possession apprehended by police dog

Man accused of drug possession apprehended by police dog
Tavise Boyd (Source: WWNY)

CANTON, N.Y. (WWNY) - A Westchester County man who allegedly resisted arrest in Canton was chased down by a state police K-9.

Troopers say they went to East Main Street where they allegedly found 37 year old Tavise Boyd of New Rochelle, N.Y. in possession of a quantity of crack cocaine.

Police say Boyd allegedly resisted arrest and ran. He was apprehended by the K-9.

He was taken to Canton-Potsdam Hospital for treatment of dog bites on his calf and forearm.

Boyd was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, obstructing governmental administration, and resisting arrest.

He was arraigned in Canton town court and sent to St. Lawrence County jail without bail.

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