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Pittsville woman faces misdemeanor charges in dog attack

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PITTSVILLE, Wis. (WSAU) - A Pittsville woman faces charges in connection with a dog attack on a Wood County deputy.

48-year-old Cora Fuller is now charged with misdemeanor resisting an officer. Deputies say an officer was attacked by a pair of dogs after she ran to her house after an attempted traffic stop in September.

The officer had attempted to stop Fuller for not wearing her seat belt when she fled to her house and went inside. The officer suspected she'd been driving drunk, but Fuller refused to take a field sobriety tests. The officer tried to take her into custody, when the dogs came out of the house and attacked him. He was forced to shoot both dogs in the attack and suffered multiple bites.

If convicted, Fuller faces a maximum of 9 months in jail. She's currently free on a $1,500 cash bond and will be back in court November 15th.

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