Awful woman indicted for selling guide dog she stole from disabled person
What’s worse than stealing candy from a baby? STEALING A GUIDE DOG FROM A BLIND OR DISABLED PERSON! A 21-year-old Dayton woman is accused of stealing a guide dog from a blind woman, then selling the animal on Craigslist.
DAYTON – Bonnie Ritchie was indicted today by a Montgomery County grand jury on one count of theft from an elderly or disabled person, a fifth-degree felony, Prosecutor Mat Heck Jr. announced.Ritchie allegedly took the dog, a purebred Rottweiler named Diamond, on Feb. 17 from the backyard of a North Irwin Street home. Three days later, Ritchie sold the dog, which she advertised for sale on Craigslist, an online classified advertisements website.
The buyer called police Feb. 25 after he saw a news story about the theft, according to the prosecutor’s office.”This defendant stole from someone with challenges. This dog was the owner’s helper dog as well as the family pet,” Heck stated in a news release. “I would encourage all pet owners to not only license their pets, but in addition, have them microchipped, which will ensure identification if they become lost or stolen.”Ritchie is scheduled to be arraigned July 31.
Bonnie Ritchie is obviously a bottom feeder… keep your possessions and beloved animals away from bottom feeders.