Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Dog In Hudson Valley

A Hudson Valley man is facing charges after police say they received a complaint that he was having sexual contact with a dog.

Michael J. Cook
Michael J. Cook Photo Credit: Saugerties Police Department

Late in the afternoon on Wednesday, June 12, in Ulster County, police arrested Michael J. Cook, age 39, of Saugerties.

As a result of an ensuing investigation following the complaint, Cook was charged with sexual abuse and criminal mischief. 

 Cook was processed at the Saugerties Police Department, arraigned in the Town of Saugerties Justice Court, and released on his own recognizance to reappear in court later.

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