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Wanted fugitive discovered after barking dog complaint

WATERFORD - Police, answering a complaint on a barking dog, find a wanted fugitive from Florida.

Waterford Police say that 26-year-old Melissa Gilligan, at 53 3rd Street was a fugitive in the state of Florida for a violation of probation for felony battery of a police officer. 

Police say they discovered Gilligan after answering a barking dog complaint.

Thursday, Gilligan was arrested at Waterford Town Court to answer the barking dog charge.  She was arraigned and sent to Saratoga County Jail pending extradition to Florida.