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Puppy valued at around $1,000 stolen in Carthage; traffic stop leads to arrest

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NEWS RELEASE ISSUED BY THE CARTHAGE POLICE DEPARTMENT

On 07/10/13 at 5:07 P.M. the Carthage Police Department was dispatched to the 900 block of Valley Street in reference to a theft in progress.  The Carthage Police Department had received a report that a white male had walked into a backyard and stole a Siberian Husky and then left in a vehicle.

Carthage Police Officers conducted a traffic stop on the suspect in the 600 block of South Main.  Zachary Yokley, the driver of the vehicle, was arrested for felony stealing of the dog which was valued at approximately $1000.00.  Yokley was transported to the Carthage Police Department.

On 07/11/2013, at 2:10 p.m. the Carthage Police Department received a felony stealing warrant on Yokley.  Yokley was transported to the Jasper County Jail where he was turned over to the deputy on duty.

The 6 week old, Siberian Husky puppy, was returned to its owner.

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