Suspects, expensive puppy found after theft from Petland play area in Fort Myers

Writer: Matthew Seaver
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Lee County deputies holding the recovered dachshund puppy. Credit: Lee County Sheriff’s Office

Thanks to tips sent to Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers, law enforcement has located three people who are suspects in a puppy theft at the Petland pet store on College Parkway in Fort Myers. The puppy was found safe, too.

Crime Stoppers say the trio stole a male red dapple miniature dachshund puppy on Sunday. The dog was priced at $6,299.99.

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