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Five Sick Dogs Taken from Mystic Home

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    Police have arrested a woman accused of living under a false name and selling dogs from her home. 

    Police arrested Linda Snow, 59, of Olso Street in Mystic, on Friday after executing a search warrant and took five puppies to be treated.

    Dogs Taken From Mystic Home

    Dogs Taken From Mystic Home
    Police seized 5 puppies from a home in Mytic, and arrested a woman. She was arrested in years ago in Massachusetts for running a puppy mill. (Published Friday, Feb. 18, 2011)

    Snow was charged with cruelty to animals and is a fugutive from Massachusetts, where she faces similar charges, officials said.  

    The Groton Patch reports that Snow was living under the name Mary Howard and had a false Connecticut driver's license and car registration.

    Authorities said Snow is believed to be connected to the Connecticut Cockapoos and Maltepoo/Maltipoo Puppies for Sale Web sites -- sites registered to Mary Howard, according to Network Solutions.

    Police are now looking for people who bought dogs from http://conneticutcockapoos.com/ or http://conneticutcockapoos.com/maltepoos.html.

    Police are investigating the incident and ask anyone who has purchased a dog from Mary Howard, Linda Snow, Michael Howard or Mark Zimmerman to call Groton Town Police Department at 860-441-6712 or the Animal Control Officer at 860-441-6709.

    Snow was charged with criminal impersonation, five counts of cruelty to animals and interfering.
    Snow is being held on a $50,000.00.

     

    The dogs were treated at Four Paws Veterinary Clinic in Old Mystic. Police say four of the five are in the town dog pound. A fifth remains in the care of doctors.