ALLIANCE − A Minerva teenager is accused of stealing his ex-girlfriend’s pet to make use of as collateral for a Nintendo Swap he allegedly stole from one other household.
The crime occurred about 2:50 p.m. Nov. 16 at a house within the 200 block of Franklin Avenue in Alliance, in line with the Alliance Police.
Police mentioned the 17-year-old suspect was arrested Monday and charged as a juvenile with housebreaking, a felony. He was held within the Stark County Juvenile Detention Heart.
The suspect allegedly climbed via a window and grabbed Max, his ex-girlfriend’s Border Collie, whereas nobody was residence.
He was caught on residence safety carrying the canine away, in line with police stories. Police arrested him Monday however realized the pet was in Canton.
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Police allege the teenager stolen a Nintendo Swap from a unique household in Canton, and the pet was used as collateral for the online game system.
Via the work of Det. Bob Rajcan and officer Shannon McCalla, officers recovered Max from the Canton household and returned him residence. He was gone 5 days.
The suspect’s ex-girlfriend, who’s 16 years outdated, mentioned she purchased Max along with her personal cash, and he has been a part of her life for 2 months. She’s completely satisfied to have Max residence.
“He is scared to go exterior, however he is nonetheless cuddly,” she mentioned. “And he is wholesome.”
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