UPDATE: Married couple arrested, accused of stealing puppies

UPDATE: Bibb County Investigator’s arrested Ronnie Causey and Tonia Causey Friday, in reference to the theft of two Golden Doodles.

It was reported that the couple was in the store the day before the puppies were taken, inquiring about the puppies. After further investigation, it was discovered the Causey’s made several anonymous calls to the pet store Wednesday, in reference  to the returning of the puppies.

Ronnie Causey was charged with Burglary and probation violation, he currently has no bond. Tonia Causey was charged with Burglary and probation violation , she has a bond of $8,450.


MACON, Georgia (WMGT/41NBC) – Two puppies who were stolen from a pet store in Macon have been returned.

According to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, the two golden doodle puppies were found in front of a Domino’s restaurant, right next door to the pet store, Janine’s Noah’s Ark. Deputies say when they arrived just before 9 Wednesday night, the puppies were in crates and appeared to be unharmed.

The puppies were first reported stolen on Sunday, when Janine’s Noah’s Ark posted about the dog-napping on its Facebook page. The store owner says, someone broke into the store’s front window and stole the puppies. The owner even offered a reward for their return.

Photo provided by: Janine’s Noah’s Ark Facebook

According to the Sheriff’s Office, several calls were made to the pet store Wednesday about the location of the puppies. Once deputies found the puppies, they were returned to the pet store owner.

Deputies are looking for the person who returned the puppies. If you know who they are, call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at (478)751-7500 or call the Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.


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