Wilton Woman Accused of Leaving Dog in Trunk of Hot Car in Greenwich

A Wilton woman is accused of leaving a dog in the trunk of a hot car in Greenwich and has been charged with cruelty to animals.

Police said officers responded to Grove Street at 8:47 a.m. Wednesday after receiving reports that a dog was left in a vehicle and the windows were closed.

When officers arrived, they realized the dog was in the trunk for 30 minutes and said it was salivating because of the heat.

Police issued a misdemeanor summons for the cruelty to animals charge to Linda Scalley, 56, of Wilton.

She is due in Stamford Superior Court on Aug. 1.

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