Woman charged with attempted assault, resisting arrest & animal cruelty

Woman charged with attempted assault, resisting arrest & animal cruelty
Arrest (Source: MGN)

NORWOOD, N.Y. (WWNY) - A Norwood woman was charged following an alleged domestic incident at her home over the weekend.

Norwood village police say 38-year-old Heather Merrill was charged with third-degree attempted assault, cruelty to animals, and resisting arrest.

Police did not provide details of the incident, which was at Merrill’s 5 Spring Street home on Sunday.

Merrill was arraigned by Morristown town court and released on her own recognizance. She will answer the charges in Potsdam town court at a later date.

A stay-away order of protection was issued for the victim.

Norwood police were assisted by St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies, state police, Norfolk police, and members of the Potsdam Rescue Squad.

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