The newly passed animal abuse registry may have one of its first registrants.

State Police responded to an address on Andregg Drive in the Town of Lee for a report of an abandonded dog.

According to police, Troopers arrived and discovered a black and tan German Shepherd in the garage with signs of malnourishment.

The dog was transported to Rome Animal Hospital and was treated for chronic malnourishment.

State Police arrested 29-year-old Alycia Clark of Rome on several alleged Ag and Market Animal Cruelty charges including Overdriving, torturing and injuring animals; failure to provide proper sustenance and Failure to provide proper food and drink to an impounded animal.

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