Paw and Order: Lost Puppy Arrested for Resisting Belly Rubs

Morgan Sterling
by Morgan Sterling
You have the right to lick the arresting officer. Pup gets paw printed and a “mutt” shot after he’s found by police officers.

One lucky dog got returned to her owner after getting lost one night, due to the compassion of several officers at the Tarpon Springs Police Department. However, the pup didn’t get to go home until she was properly booked and photographed for charges of being criminally cute! When the dog was found on the side of the road, officers told her to put her paws where they could see ‘em before they took her into custody at the precinct. Of course, no paw-cuffs were used as Willow excitedly greeted the police officers and went in without a fight.

The adorable black and white dog gave the police a hard time when she absolutely just refused to disclose where she had run away from. The police department paw-printed the dog in what could only be something out of the cutest episode of Paw and Order ever written. The K9 bandit/ escape artist soon cooperated, becoming quite friendly with the department, but would not disclose any valuable tip-offs. Turns out, the hound didn’t have a nefarious bone in her body and police would soon return to dealing with real criminals and cat burglars.

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“Willow refused to tell officers where she lived so she was taken to the PD where she was booked and photographed. She was very cooperative with officers and probably one of the most friendly prisoners we’ve ever had in custody. Just a little short for her booking photo so she needed assistance getting to the right height,” the department wrote on Facebook.

The police Took the now famous mug shot of Willow, and posted it to social media where it went completely viral due to Willow’s bad girl good looks. She is one tough hound dog! Thankfully, Willow’s owner was quickly located and they successfully bailed her out, though not after she had some explaining to do. There has been no word from Willow’s representatives about making an official statement, but we are not expecting a doggie court date for Willow anytime soon. Now that she’s done hard time at the pound, Willow is ready to put her time on the streets behind her and turn over a new bone. Next thing on her agenda is a warm reunion with her owners and plenty of snuggles.

This will definitely be a good story for Willow to tell her Grandpups one day, as the dogs records have officially been cleared. The case is closed on this doggie dilemma, and the jury has gone out for a walk.

The department released Willow from custody and she learned her valuable lesson not to stray too far from home again. It was an adorable, funny, and happy ending for a cute puppy and her new friends at the Tarpon Springs Police Department.

[Source: WTSP]

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