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Sheriff’s Office Pleading for Truck Driver to Return Dog That Was Found Running in the Roadway


According to the Botetourt County Sheriff’s Office in Virginia, a truck driver “took” a dog that was running loose on a roadway.

The sheriff’s office posted that the incident occurred on June 29, 2020 at approximately 3:20 pm at the intersection of Brookfield Lane and Willowbrook in the 1000 block of Blue Ridge Boulevard (Route 460).

A witness told police that the dog was running loose and a truck driver stopped his white semi truck on the side of the road and retrieved the dog from the roadway.

The sheriff’s office said that the dog belongs to a nearby resident. The dog, a female long-haired Dachshund, is named Schatzi.

Anyone with information is asked to call (540) 928-2200.

On June 29, 2020 around 3:20 p.m. our office received a report of a dog running loose near the intersection of…

Posted by Botetourt County Sheriffs Office on Tuesday, June 30, 2020

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