Upon arrival officers found that an individual had thrown a brick through the window and had entered the property. While inside the individual located and removed a dog.
It was later learned that Michael Frame of Smethport, PA was stopped for suspicion of Driving Under the Influence by Smethport Police in the late hours of Wednesday 10/5/16. Frame had his dog in the car with him when he was stopped. The car was towed and the dog was temporarily surrendered to the SPCA.
Sometime later Frame then drove from Smethport to the SPCA in Bradford where he broke the window in the door to gain access and retrieve his dog.
Frame was caught on security cameras at the SPCA breaking into the building wearing the same clothing that he had on when he was stopped for DUI.
Frame was charged with Burglary, Criminal Trespass, Criminal Mischief, Disorderly Conduct, Theft by Unlawful Taking or Disposition, Theft by Failure to Make Required Disposition of Funds, and Agricultural Trespassing.
Frame was arraigned in front of Judge Engman and remanded to McKean County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bail.