MERRIMACK, New Hampshire (CBS) — A Westford man was arrested after his two dogs were found sitting inside a hot car Monday.
Police in New Hampshire were called to the Merrimack Premium Outlets around 1:25 p.m. and found the dogs inside a car with the windows slightly cracked.READ MORE: New Quinnipiac Poll Shows President Biden's Job Approval Slip Over COVID Concerns
Outside, the temperature was 91 degrees Fahrenheit. Inside the car, it was 128 degrees, according to police.READ MORE: Roland Escobar Charged With Manslaughter, Driving High On Drugs And Alcohol In Deadly Taunton Hit-And-Run
The dogs were removed from the car in good condition. Police were able to contact the owner, 22-year-old Samuel Frackleton, just before 2 p.m.
Frackleton was charged with animals in a motor vehicle. He was released on $1,500 personal recognizance bail and scheduled to appear in court on July 12.MORE NEWS: Delta Variant Making It Harder To Reach COVID-19 Herd Immunity
The dogs were handed over to a family member.