4 Suspects Now Facing Charges for Stealing 19 French Bulldogs
Port St. Lucie, Fl (treasurecoast.com)- The Port St. Lucie Police have been working diligently on this case with the theft of the 19 bulldogs.
Here is the update:
The Port St. Lucie Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division has been diligently investigating and identifying the suspects responsible for the residential burglary and theft of 19 French bulldogs that occurred on November 4th.
CID Detectives and our SWAT Team executed a search warrant at the residence of 19-year-old Laurence Mitchell and 18-year-old Destiny Delcampo in Port St. Lucie. 5 of the stolen French bulldog puppies were recovered inside the home and a 6th stolen French bulldog was recovered in Indiantown that the suspects had already sold. Mitchell and Delcampo were arrested for grand theft and dealing in stolen property. Mitchell was also charged with robbery by sudden snatching for an unrelated incident after Detectives identified him as the suspect who grabbed a 77-year-old woman’s purse and pushed her to the ground on August 17th in the Saint Lucie West Publix parking lot.
Two additional suspects involved in the French bulldog incident were identified after Detectives along with the Stuart Police Department executed a search warrant at the residence of 18-year-old Jordan Brown and 20-year-old Cinthia Galarza in Stuart. Brown is currently housed at the Martin County Jail and will be facing charges of burglary, grand theft, dealing in stolen property, and tampering with evidence. Galarza is wanted and has an active arrest warrant for accessory after the fact.
Detectives continue to investigate this incident as there are 13 remaining stolen French bulldogs still at large. The 6 recovered bulldogs have been reunited with their owner. If you have any information about this case or believe you may have purchased a bulldog from one of these suspects, please call Detectives at 772-871-5172.