‘Cutest accomplice’?: Puppy taken in custody with man for shoplifting

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said Logan Wilson was arrested Wednesday and charged with petit theft.
Deputies said that if the owner doesn’t claim the dog, it will go up for adoption.(Facebook/ Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office)
Deputies said that if the owner doesn’t claim the dog, it will go up for adoption.(Facebook/ Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office)
Updated on Feb 09, 2020 12:44 PM IST
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Brandon, Florida | ByAssociated Press

A Florida man and his furry “accomplice” were taken into custody by authorities who said the man shoplifted from a store.

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said Logan Wilson was arrested Wednesday and charged with petit theft and possession of meth, WTSP-TV reported.

Deputies also took Wilson’s four-legged friend into custody. A sheriff’s office Facebook post showing an officer holding a small puppy said deputies took care of the “cutest accomplice” before handing him over to Hillsborough County Animal Services.

Wilson admitted to stealing $259 worth of items from Bass Pro Shops, deputies said. He was arrested during a traffic stop after he was seen leaving the store.

Animal services will care for the dog until his owner is released from jail. Animal services has listed the puppy as “pre-adopted.” Deputies said that if the owner doesn’t claim the dog, it will go up for adoption.

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