ACO Julia M. Sweeney is assigned to the Patrol Division and works from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm, Sunday through Thursday. Her primary duty is enforcing the city's animal control ordinances. She also follows up on animal-related incidents that occur while she is off duty.
ACO Sweeney is most frequently enforcing ordinances that relate to barking and unleashed dogs, animal bites and residents who don't pick up after their dogs. She is also responsible for bringing cases before the vicious dog hearing board.
She can be reached at 401-847-1306.
Since coyotes have become more visible in our community, organizations have put together information on how best to co-exist and keep you and your pets safe. Please check out the following site and keep up to date on our local coyotes.http://www.coyotesmarts.org
**Be sure to license your dog every April at the Newport City Clerk's office!**