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Schuylerville man arrested after dog attacks deputy

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MOREAU — A Schuylerville man is behind bars for allegedly failing to control his dog, which attacked an officer responding to a call Wednesday, the office of Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo said.

Shortly before 8 a.m., deputies were called to a Ferry Boulevard home for a complaint that David J. Duffany, 51, of 522 Route 32, was violating a court order of protection. Police said Duffany did not control his German shepherd which bit and jumped on the back of a responding officer.

Duffany was charged with second-degree assault, second-degree criminal contempt, and resisting arrest. He was arraigned in Moreau Town Court and sent to Saratoga County Jail in lieu of bail. 

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