TPSO seeks help locating stolen dog

Published 3:34 pm Wednesday, September 7, 2022

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s assistance in locating a stolen German Sheppard named, “Smokey”.
Chief Jimmy Travis reports on August 29, 2022, at approximately 2:30 PM three subjects were seen swapping out Smokey’s leash and removing him from his home on Audubon Drive in Hammond, LA. When asked by a bystander what they were doing, the suspects claimed to be with the “Animal Rescue Group”, an organization which is believed to be fictitious.
The suspects are described as two white females and one white male, and the vehicles in question are possibly a black GMC Yukon and a charcoal colored GMC Denali. Video surveillance of the suspects is being sought in this case and will be shared once obtained.
Chief Travis asks if anyone knows the whereabouts of Smokey, or has any information leading the the identify of the suspects to please call the Sheriff’s Office at 985-345-6150, OR if you wish to remain anonymous, please call Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa’s anonymous tip line at 1.800.554.5245 or visit www.tangicrimestoppers.com and click on the P3 Tips icon or Submit A Tip! You may be eligible for a cash reward. Detective Earl McFarland is the lead investigator.
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