NEW INFO: Dognapping Suspect in Jail

By: WSAW Staff
By: WSAW Staff
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NEW INFO: 9:30pm 5/15/14

Wausau police say the woman suspected of stealing a dog from the Marathon County Humane Society Thursday (5/15/14) is in jail. She faces charges for allegedly taking the dog and was already wanted on an outstanding warrant.

They did not way what the warrant was for or what her name is.

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UPDATE: Thurs 5:36 PM, May 15, 2014

The Executive Director for the Marathon County Humane Society tells NewsChannel 7, Rosie, a dog that had been stolen the shelter around 12:30 p.m. Thursday, has been found.

Mary Kirlin said the dog was found after a tip to police.

The person accused of taking the dog is expected to face criminal charges.

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ORIGINAL STORY: Thurs 1:57 PM, May 15, 2014

The Humane Society of Marathon County is asking you to be on the lookout for a dog named Rosie. It says she was stolen from the shelter just before 12:45 Thursday afternoon.

HSMC says the pup was stolen by a slender blonde woman. She is estimated to be in her 30's with glasses. According to a shelter Facebook post, the woman went up to Rosie's kennel, ripped off her kennel card and let Rosie out. While staff responded, the woman went out into the parking lot, loaded the dog into her vehicle and drove off.

The vehicle is described as a grey PT-Cruiser type style with license plate 636-PCC. If you have any information, please call the shelter at 715-845-2810.


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