SDPD mentioned they’re investigating this case as a felony theft and so they’re providing a $1,000 reward for any crime stoppers ideas that result in discovering Chancho.
SAN DIEGO — After our story first aired about Chancho, a Goldendoodle pet that was stolen from a household at Campland on the Bay whereas vacationing from Utah, CBS 8 acquired the safety footage from San Diego Police Division exhibiting the thief who stole Chancho.
“We imagine the suspect on this case took the Goldendoodle, introduced their very own leash, put it on him and walked proper out the entrance gate,” mentioned Captain Scott Wahl of SDPD’s Northern Division. “He might be seen getting right into a two-door, dark-colored sedan and leaving the realm.
And what we imagine is that this particular person was there earlier within the day, noticed the canine that was there, and later got here again in the course of the night time to retrieve the canine.”
When CBS 8 first spoke to Chancho’s proprietor, Hannah McGuire, she had solely seen a display shot of the safety footage, however now that CBS 8 has possession of the footage, we performed the clips for her.
“Simply heartbroken, I imply, understanding that that’s my canine and , I don’t know the place he’s proper now,” mentioned McGuire. “We don’t know if he’s okay and never understanding who took him and simply hoping and praying that we are able to discover him.”
To take a look at a viewer tip, CBS 8’s Brian White drove out to Missouri Avenue in Pacific Seaside the place a girl mentioned she noticed a canine that appeared like Chancho close to a camper car parked on the road.
Brian met up with Skylar Holcomb, an area nanny who despatched within the tip, and so they positioned the camper.
“How might anybody simply stroll up and steal another person’s canine, I imply, particularly at a campground? I’m appalled that folks would truly try this,” mentioned Holcomb.
Earlier than lengthy, they noticed the canine Skylar had seen, however because it turned out, the canine wasn’t Chancho, nevertheless it did look related.
“I noticed the information story and I used to be like, ‘I don’t know if it’s the identical factor, nevertheless it seems related,’ and I’ve misplaced my canine and I simply wish to ensure somebody finds their canine,” mentioned Holcomb.
Above all, Hannah is grateful for all of the responses she is receiving from folks on the market who care and wish to assist.
“Thanks a lot to everybody sending in ideas, to everybody searching for my canine, Chancho,” mentioned McGuire. “We recognize it a lot. It brings me a whole lot of hope and a whole lot of peace to know that persons are on the market searching for him.”
Captain Wahl mentioned they’re investigating this case as a felony theft and so they’re providing a $1,000 reward for any crime stoppers ideas that result in discovering Chancho.
“We do imagine that any individual on the market will see the brand new pet that any individual’s bringing dwelling, acknowledge this particular person, the garments they’re carrying, and supply the knowledge that we have to assist resolve this case and get this canine again to its rightful proprietor,” mentioned Captain Wahl.