NY man arrested for allegedly abusing dogs

BANGOR, N.Y. (WCAX) A Franklin County, New York, man faces charges of abusing his dogs.

New York State Police arrested Austin Helms, 26, at his Moira home Tuesday. It comes after two dogs were found dead in the yard behind a home he lived in off Route 11B in Bangor.

Helms was charged with two felony counts of aggravated cruelty to animals.