Williams, Douglas D.

 Animal Abuse Registry

November 2021 – Douglas D. Williams (44) was arraigned in State Supreme Court after being indicted by an Erie County grand jury on 10 felony and two misdemeanor charges. He faces dog fighting, drug and gun charges. Williams skipped a court date a year ago and was brought back to Western New York last week after being found by the U.S. Marshals Service near Atlanta. Authorities recovered a gun, cocaine, heroin and fentanyl. They also found five dogs, as well as equipment used to train dogs for dogfighting. The dogs were found either caged or in the yard without food or water, according to investigators. All seven of the dogs police found eventually were euthanized after being deemed unsafe for rehabilitation or adoption.Williams was charged with three counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance; a count of fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance; a count of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon; three counts of dog fighting; two counts of animal cruelty; and two counts of possessing dog fighting paraphernalia.

  • Listing ID: 29250
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Erie County