Three puppies were stolen from their Coventry home on July 25. Police have made an arrest and recovered two of the puppies, but one is still missing.
On the afternoon of Monday, August 1, state police were notified of a theft of puppies from a Nebelski Road, Coventry home. Daniel Rich and Jennifer Rhodes reported three, 6 week-old puppies were stolen from their outdoor enclosure on July 25. The puppies were described to be a German Shepard/Black and Tan Coonhound mix.
After an investigation, two of the puppies were located at a property on Rte. 105 in Newport Center. Probable cause was developed to believe Tamieka Demo had committed the crime of larceny by stealing the dogs, police say. Demo was cited for the offense. One of the puppies is still unaccounted for and its whereabouts are unknown.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Vermont State Police Derby Barracks at 802-334-8881. The photo displayed may not be the missing dog but is from the same litter.
This isn’t Ms. Diemo’s first brush with the law. On May 15, she was issued a criminal citation for excessive speed for driving 72 MPH in a 35 MPH zone on Rte. 105 in Newport Center, state police say.