Proprietor of canine stolen from Lubbock hotel asks neighborhood for assist | KLBK | KAMC
LUBBOCK, Texas — On Christmas night time, Josh Baca stopped in a downtown Lubbock lodge to relaxation soon after driving various hours from New Mexico. He stated Monday that he woke up to obtain his puppy and trailer lacking.
UPDATE: Dognapping in Lubbock has satisfied ending, DB discovered and reunited with family members
Baca arrived at the Courtyard by Marriott in the 300 block of Avenue V close to 11:30 p.m. He explained animals were not authorized in the hotel, so he enable his doggy “DB” rest in the back of a almost-empty trailer.
The pair have been on their way to a Central Texas town in which Baca’s mate is battling cancer. Baca brought an empty trailer for the reason that the pal preferred to move some items on to him.
“I backed my trailer up versus a tree and control, and type of wedged myself in there so no one could get the trailer off in reverse,” Baca described. “They nevertheless managed to spin it sideways, tear up my bumper and steal it.”
He found the trailer and his canine were long gone about 5:50 a.m. Sunday and termed the Lubbock Police Office, which responded to his simply call inside an hour.
“I really do not know what goes by way of the minds of men and women that do these varieties of issues,” he explained, including he hopes the particular person or individuals who stole the trailer will enable DB out.
On the other hand, releasing DB wouldn’t ease his fears. His greatest problem is that his canine, who he refers to as his “partner” and “kid,” will get strike by a auto.
“I really don’t know if he’d be leery sufficient of autos,” he shared, describing his pet dog as “very loving” but anxious when he’s not all over Baca.
His beloved kinds posted on numerous social media internet sites and Fb pages, urging individuals to preserve their eyes out for DB.
A few individuals commented doable sightings, and although none of them have led to DB’s return, he’s hopeful based on the help he’s presently acquired.
“If there’s one awesome point about social media, it is this correct listed here. I’ve gotten phone calls from numerous men and women in Lubbock, texting, giving assistance and allowing me know that they are on the lookout,” Baca reported. “That’s God’s goodwill.”
DB is a medium-sized, lab-sheepdog mix with yellowish ears and product-colored hair. He weighs in between 60 and 70 lbs. He was putting on an orange collar with a reflective stripe running down the center, along with a environmentally friendly dog tag attached with Baca’s get hold of facts.
“DB has bought the most character that you could ever imagine in a canine. He’s received to be by your aspect. He loves focus and affection,” Baca explained.
He bought DB as a companion for when he’s searching in the mountains.
“I consider him to function with me,” Baca reported. “He’s hardly ever not with me.”
The Courtyard by Marriott mentioned it is in the process of retrieving video clip surveillance.
Baca stated, at this point, he doesn’t care about the trailer.
“I just want my pet dog back secure and seem. Let us preserve our fingers crossed,” Baca encouraged. “Keep your eyes open up and do the proper point.”
If you have any details about this incident, speak to LPD at (806) 775-2865. If you see DB, Baca would like you to call him at 406-670-6986.