Police are trying to figure out who stole dog dewormer valued at almost $900 from a Carrollton pet store recently — and why.
The thieves went into the Pet Supplies Plus, 1012 W. Hebron Parkway, on the afternoon of Nov. 18 and stole the medicine, according to the Carrollton Police Department.
Police spokeswoman Jolene DeVito said investigators have three main theories for a motive: The medication could be for resale on the black market by dog breeders; used by someone who has a lot of dogs; or, the thieves may be planning to use the dewormer to cut narcotics, which is uncommon, but she said police have heard of the use.
Surveillance photos show one of the suspects looking at the camera and concealing a lot of the medication in his clothing. “He literally shoved whatever was on the shelf in his pants,” DeVito said.
She said the video shows the suspects taking a leash and another unidentified item, “but then he clears them out of the dog dewormer.”
The suspects left in a small, black four-door hatchback. If you have information, Carrollton police ask that you email firstname.lastname@example.org.