Grand Theft Auto Occurred with Dog Inside Vehicle NR21297rc

October 24, 2021

October 25, 2021     NR21297rc


Charlie has been found and reunited with his owner.



Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department Northeast Division detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating the dog Charlie and reunite him with his family.

On October 22, 2021, around 7:30 p.m., a grand theft auto occurred in the 1300 block of Douglas Street. The victim was making a food delivery and left the vehicle unlocked with the keys inside the ignition.

A 2010 Honda Fit, 2-Door, orange in color was stolen with the family dog inside the vehicle. A short time later, Northeast officers recovered the vehicle in the area of Silent Era Drive and Duane Street. Unfortunately, the dog was not found.

The dog is described as a male Argentinian Mastiff, three-years-old, 100 pounds, white in color with a distinctive black patch over his left eye. The dog’s name is Charlie.

More photographs can be found on Instagram page titled: 1Q1 Charlie-Murphy

Anyone with information, contact Northeast Division, Detective Michael Ventura, at 323-561-3257. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to Tipsters may also visit and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu. Tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.