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Monday, Mar 26, 2012

County: Eagle

Disposition: Open

Suspect(s) Unknown - We need your help!

The Eagle County Sheriff's Office is looking into an apparent case of animal cruelty.

On Monday, the Eagle County Sheriff's Office was contacted by a Bureau of Animal Protection Agent for the Eagle Valley Humane Society. The agent received information regarding a dead puppy found on Forest Service Road 8380 in the Spring Creek area south of the Eagle County Regional Airport near Gypsum. The puppy was approximately 3 and 6 months of age at the time of death, which was apparently caused by animal cruelty, police said.

If you think you may have any information about the suspects or this crime, please call the Eagle County Sheriff's Office at (970) 328-8500 or Eagle County Crime Stoppers at 970-328-7007, 1-800-972-TIPS, submit your tip online at, or text a tip from your cell phone by texting STOPCRIME plus your message to CRIMES (274637). If your tip leads to the arrest and indictment of any suspect involved, you could earn up to a $1,000 reward from the Crime Stoppers. .

If your information leads to an arrest and indictment, you could earn up to a $1,000 reward from Crime Stoppers, and in this case, an additional $2,500 from private donors of the Eagle Valley Humane Society.

If you have information on this case, please contact:
Eagle County Sheriff's Office


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