VICTORVILLE – A Victorville man and teen were arrested for the theft of ten AKC red standard poodles.
At around 10:32 a.m. on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, deputies responded to a home in the 14300 block of Squirrel Lane in the City of Victorville. When they arrived they learned that ten puppies were stolen from the backyard of the home, which belonged to a dog breeder. The resident provided deputies with video surveillance from the home, and through additional investigation, they identified the suspects as Christopher Earl Cox, 20, and a 16-year-old male.
The teen was arrested the same afternoon at a nearby home and was booked into the High Desert Juvenile Detention Center for Grand Theft. Cox was located on Thursday, June 14, 2018, at a home in the 13800 block of Chestnut Street in the City of Victorville. He was arrested and booked into the High Desert Detention Center for Grand Theft. Five of the puppies have been located and returned to the victim. The other five puppies have still not been located.
Anyone with information regarding the location of the remaining missing puppies or other information pertaining to this investigation, is asked to contact the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.
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