MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A man is in jail in connection to a pet dog that was shot dead in Wright County.

Authorities found a yellow Labrador Retriever named Lou dead on an island on Pelican Lake on March 1.

delano dog murdered Bounty Hunter, MPD Help Catch Suspect Connected To Delano Dog Killing

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Authorities say the dog was killed after a Delano family received a series of harassing phone calls.

A local bounty hunter and his team, along with the Minneapolis Police, acted on an anonymous tip Friday.

They took a suspect into custody, who is being held in connection with a series of extortion cases.

U.S. Fugitive Apprehension, a private agency, says the person uses Craiglist to harass people who post rewards for missing pets.

A $10,000 reward remains to find the person who killed the family’s dog.

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