While there are unfortunate dogs who got stolen and never came back to their owners, some had the chance to reunite with their beloved human parents. That is definitely the case with this 13-month-old German Short Haired Pointer named Titus. It was after news reporters spotted him and brought him back to his owner.
As it turned out, Titus was stolen from an unlocked parked vehicle by a 29-year-old man named Kyle Gariepy. In a CCTV footage, he was caught walking away with the dog on a leash. But surprisingly, he left behind the owner’s personal belongings.
Titus’s owner, Greg Siesczkiewicz, took to the news outlet his worries, and soon, the 7NEWS crew arrived at the scene. However, much to their surprise, Titus and the man who took him were there. The dog-napping suspect claimed that he really did not mean to steal the pup and that everything was just a misunderstanding.
According to Gariepy, he just saw Titus barking inside Siesczkiewicz’s unlocked car. He then walked past it, thinking it was supposed to be a pup he was walking. And when he was asked why he didn’t try to call the number on Titus’s dog tag, he answered that he did, but the call would not get through as the phone might be broken.
As a result of Gariepy’s actions, he was taken into custody by the police with charges of larceny and breaking into a vehicle to commit a felony. Siesczkiewicz, on the other hand, believed him that he had no ill will; that’s why he was also unsure if he should take the matters to court. He was just so happy being reunited with his beloved Titus.
Due to what happened, Siesczkiewicz planned to have Titus microchipped to be returned more easily if he ever got stolen or gone missing again. But, the experience taught him a hard lesson, so he’d make sure it will never happen again.
Source The Animal Rescue Site via YouTube