When police arrived, they found a Labrador-Shar-Pei mix in a van where the windows were left cracked two inches and the temperature inside was 84 degrees, Merrimack police said in a statement Monday.
"After further investigation it was determined that the dog had been left in the vehicle not running for 30 minutes,” they said.
Police charged Gwen Blumberg, 28, of Marlborough, Mass., for animal cruelty, she was taken to police headquarters to be fingerprinted and a mugshot taken. This all went without incident, Merrimack police said.
Blumberg was released on $2,000 personal recognizance bond and her court date set for 8:15 a.m., Aug. 9, at 6th Circuit COurt - District Division - Hooksett.
(Union Leader - July 10, 2017)