DURHAM, N.C. — Durham police have made an arrest in connection with the theft of an officer’s uniforms, gear and puppy.
Christopher Reina, 18, is charged with breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering, felony larceny of a dog, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of stolen goods.
According to WTVD, police have have recovered most of the police equipment. The officer’s puppy is still missing.
Reina told police that he gave the puppy to an unknown family in the parking lot of Beauty World on Avondale Drive.
Investigators are asking that the puppy, who takes medicine, be returned. Whoever has the puppy will not face charges, police say.
The investigation is ongoing.