Wellsley police reunite family with stolen puppy

Police said they used footage from doorbell cameras to crack a case of dognapping in Wellesley and reunite the stolen puppy with its rightful owners. Ember, an eight-month-old black lab, was reported missing on July 22nd in a front yard on Redwing Road, Wellesley. According to the Wellesley Police Department, two neighborhood officers were walking door-to-door when they went after. were looking for witnesses or evidence. They found several homeowners willing to share footage from their surveillance cameras, the department said. With this footage, police were able to identify a vehicle that had circled the neighborhood several times before Ember was captured. This car’s license plate has been traced to a Framingham resident. Police found the vehicle in Framingham on July 25 and monitored the suspect’s home, said in a statement. As a result of the investigation, police arrested a 40-year-old Framingham man and summoned a 32-year-old woman. Both are charged with $ 1200 stolen property and conspiracy. Ember was reunited with her family on Sunday night. The department released a video of the happy reunion. “Wellesley Police Department would like to thank everyone in the Redwing Road and Cedar Street neighborhoods we have spoken to over the past few days,” police said. “Without the help of the neighbors, this case would probably not have ended so well.”

Police said they used footage from doorbell cameras to crack a case of dognapping in Wellesley and reunite the stolen puppy with its rightful owners.

Ember, an eight-month-old black lab, was reported missing on July 22nd in a front yard on Redwing Road, Wellesley. According to the Wellesley Police Department, two neighborhood officers were walking door-to-door when they went after. were looking for witnesses or evidence.

They found several homeowners willing to share footage from their surveillance cameras, the department said. With this footage, police were able to identify a vehicle that had circled the neighborhood several times before Ember was captured.

Wellesley Police Department

Ember, puppy rescued by Wellesley Police

This car’s license plate has been traced back to a Framingham resident.

Police found the vehicle in Framingham on July 25 and monitored the suspect’s home.

“You visibly observed how Ember was let into the courtyard from the suspect’s house,” said a police statement.

As a result of the investigation, police arrested a 40-year-old Framingham man and summoned a 32-year-old woman. Both are charged with stolen property over $ 1200 and conspiracy.

Ember was reunited with her family on Sunday night. The department released a video of the happy reunion.

“Wellesley Police Department would like to thank everyone in the Redwing Road and Cedar Street neighborhoods we have spoken to over the past few days,” police said. “Without the help of the neighbors, this case probably wouldn’t have ended so well.”

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