Two charged after puppies stolen from Oshawa apartment building

Two suspects are facing charges after allegedly stealing seven puppies from an apartment building in Oshawa.

According to the DRPS, the victim reported a break and enter to her apartment unit on Pentland Street in Oshawa on Sept. 18.

“During the break and enter, seven bull mastiff puppies which were two and a half weeks old were taken from the residence,” reads a media reelease.

Following an investigation, officers executed a search warrant on an address on Anton Square in Pickering and reportedly seized three puppies from the home.

“It is believed that the remainder of the stolen puppies were sold,” the media release reads.

The suspects were arrested a short distance from the residence on Wednesday (Oct. 28).

Sophia Pipaharan, 26, and Dananjeyan Uthayakumar, 20, both of Anton Square in Pickering have been charged with conspiracy to commit an indictable offence and possess property obtained by crime over $5,000.

Pipaharan was released on an undertaking, while Uthayakumar was held for a bail hearing.