Cleveland County sheriff’s detectives have recovered a Shih Tzu puppy that was reported stolen from a business in December.
The 6-week old female was taken Dec. 17 from the Puppy Love Kennels, 9151 U.S. 77 in Noble. Investigators received an anonymous call earlier this week which led to the identification of a suspect.
The dog was found and returned to the Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday. It was in good health. The puppy has been given back to its owner.
Detectives continue to investigate the case. At this point, charges are pending against the suspect. No further information will be released about the suspect at this time.
Any questions regarding this press release and/or information can be addressed to Meghan McCormick, Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office, community liaison/public information officer. McCormick can be reached at (405) 701-8847.