A Michigan man was charged with a misdemeanor after he stole a Troy Police dog’s ball toy.
The dog, a German Shepard named Eli, was doing a training exercise with his handler when one of the balls he was tracking down went missing. They scoured the area looking for the ball but did not find it.
One their way back to the cruiser, they saw a while van belonging to a man who lived nearby and found the ball hidden in a cupholder. The van was in the process of being impounded when the man came out, and turned over the ball. He was charged with misdemeanor for stealing police property.