Two Arrested While Trying To Sell Stolen Dog To The Dog Owners

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Authorities in Southern California say two people were arrested after they allegedly tried to sell a stolen bulldog to the dog’s original owners.

The Riverside Press-Enterprise newspaper reports (http://bit.ly/1jANq8S ) the English bulldog, Gunny, was taken during a robbery Oct. 17. When the owners saw Gunny listed for sale on Craigslist last week for $2,500, they contacted the San Bernardino County sheriff’s department.

With the help of investigators, they posed as prospective buyers and arranged to meet with the suspects in a Fontana parking lot. After the owners identified the dog, deputies made the arrests.

Sheriff’s officials say 21-year-old Jamill Slaughter and 19-year-old Carla Martinez could face charges including possession of stolen property. It wasn’t immediately known if they are suspected of stealing the dog.

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