BPD Searching for Suspected Dog Thief

BPD Searching for Suspected Dog Thief

The Bakersfield Police Department is asking for the community’s assistance in identifying a suspect who stole a person’s dog in west Bakersfield.

The full release can be seen below:

On Wednesday, October 19, 2022, at 10:29 a.m., Officers responded to the 1200 Block of Riverfront Park Drive regarding a theft investigation.

During the course of the investigation, Officers contacted a victim who advised that a male suspect described as a: Hispanic male, 5’7, medium build, wearing a dark tshirt, and blue jeans stole her French Bulldog named “Labella” while she was walking. The male suspect entered a vehicle and fled from the area with Labella in his possession. Detectives assigned to the case conducted follow up investigation which ultimately led to the safe return of Labella to her owner.

The investigation is still ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Detective Antonio Orozco at (661) 8527007, or the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 3277111