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.
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.