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Great Falls police recover dog taken in Butte with stolen truck

Posted at 6:49 PM, Jun 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-03 20:49:32-04

GREAT FALLS- It was quite the day for Jetta the dog.

She was in a kennel in the back of her owner’s truck when it was stolen in Butte earlier Monday, according to the Great Falls Police Department.

After reaching Great Falls, the suspected car thief let Jetta out of her kennel. A community member saw her running and contained her for Animal Control.

Animal Control Officer Staigmiller said she was glad Jetta was microchipped so they could call her owner immediately.

“He was so filled with joy he broke down in tears when he found out she was safe,” GFPD’s Facebook post reads.

The stolen truck was also recovered.