- Ohio, Michigan, USA -
Authorities say that a 41-year-old woman and her 17-year-old daughter, both from Tallmadge Township, could face charges after ten French bulldogs stolen from a breeder in Holmes County, Ohio, were recovered in Ottawa County, Michigan.
WTRF reports that the furbabies, each valued at about $6,000, were found on the afternoon of Monday, June 21, at a home in the in the 900 block of Leonard Street in Tallmadge Township.
The township is located about 170 miles northwest of Detroit and about 350 miles northwest of Holmes County.
According to News Channel 3, the breeder saw an ad online about the puppies being for sale.
Sheriff’s officials in Holmes County contacted Ottawa County deputies, who then recovered the dogs.
WDTN reports that each dog was chipped, they were all confirmed to be the stolen ones, and were then taken to the Human Society.
The breeder has already picked them up.
Investigators are working to find out how the puppies made it from Ohio to Michigan and Ottawa County Captain Mark Bennett told News Channel 3 that no arrests had been made in the case, as of June 23.
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