FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DECEMBER 29, 2022
CHARGES PENDING IN MISSING DOG INVESTIGATION
GRAND COUNTY, CO- On December 26, 2022 the Grand County Sheriff’s Office was contacted in reference to a missing dog near the Town of Hot Sulphur Springs in unincorporated Grand County. An initial investigation by law enforcement and the family and friends of the dog, showed that the electronic collar the dog was wearing indicated its last known location. The electronic collar was later located without the dog near Highway 40 / Kinney Creek.
Grand County Sheriff’s Office Investigators applied for and were granted a Search Warrant for a location of interest. The Search Warrant was executed on December 28 and Investigators located the deceased dog.
The dog’s body has been returned to the owners. This incident remains an active investigation and the case will be presented to the 14th Judicial District Attorney’s Office for potential charges. Anyone with additional information about this case is encouraged to contact the Sheriff’s Office Investigations Division at 970-725-3343.