Now the Otsego County Sheriff's Office has a deputy, Erika Puffer, who has completed the Level 1 training course with the National Animal Cruelty Investigations School through the University of Missouri. The Level 1 course is one of three animal-cruelty training courses related to investigating animal cruelty cases and Puffer's newly acquired skills will be used on cases in Otsego County.
Otsego County Sheriff's Office employees are participating in a fund-raising event called "No-Shave November" which is a national, web-based, non-profit organization that raises money to promote cancer awareness and to support cancer prevention, research, and education.
The Otsego County Sheriff's Office, New York State Police, and the Fly Creek Volunteer Fire Department responded to a hit and run incident where a driver was hit by another vehicle and landed in a swampy area, half-submerged in water.
Most of us probably have old unused or expired prescription medication sitting in our medicine cabinets taking up space because we just haven't bothered to do a proper clean-out or we don't know what to do with them.