The Kauaʻi Police Department has opened a burglary case after six dogs were taken from the Kauaʻi Humane Society shelter over the weekend.
The organization is offering a reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction.
According to police, the theft occurred sometime after nightfall Saturday and before 5:30 a.m. on Sunday. The suspect(s) cut the lock off a side gate to gain access to the area where the dogs were kept.
The stolen dogs include three female pit bull mix, ranging from two to seven years old, and two female airdales, ages two and five. The suspect(s) also stole a two-month-old female Lab mix puppy named Arianna. The Humane Society reports that Arianna is microchipped.
The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the burglary.
Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Police Dispatch at 241-1711. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call CrimeStoppers at 246-8300.