Dog stolen from car theft in Cheyenne found safe and reunited with owner
A stolen dog has returned home with its handler after being whisked away in a car theft outside a grocery store in Cheyenne on Tuesday night.
Animal Control says it was made aware of the theft on Wednesday morning and soon after received a call from a concerned citizen asking them to check on a dog that had been left in a car overnight in their neighborhood .
“When police arrived at the scene, the dog and car matched the description of the incident,” Public Information Officer Michael Skinner said in a press release.
“Animal Control contacted the dog’s owner, Travis Bogard, and the Cheyenne Police Department,” Skinner added. “Travis’ dog, Haplo, was unharmed and delighted to see him.”
Animal Control continues to encourage those who see suspicious animal activity to call them at (307) 637-6206.
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Two stolen puppies were reunited with their owners this weekend with the help of the Cheyenne Police.
Public Information Officer Alex Farkas said police were told around 2 p.m. on Saturday that the dogs, Australian Pyrenean German Shepherd mixtures that had been stolen from a resident of Weld County, Colo., Were sold in the Menards car park.
Farkas says the suspect vehicle had already left Menards when response officers arrived, but another officer in the area was able to locate and stop the vehicle.
“During the stop, the officer noticed two puppies in the back of the vehicle matching the description of those reported stolen,” Farkas said.
“The officers took possession of the puppies and they were returned safe and sound to their owner,” she added.
Farkas says investigations into the theft are ongoing.