A car stolen in Boston’s West Roxbury neighborhood was found in Haverhill thanks to an observant resident. However, a dog also reported missing was not inside.
Haverhill police arrested the car’s two occupants following the 6:50 a.m., Saturday, call from an unidentified resident, said Detective Captain Robert P. Pistone. The resident recognized the gray 2011, Subaru Outback with a Massachusetts registration after seeing the report on a Boston television channel. The car, owned by a professional dog walker, was parked on Pecker Street.
Iris Sonnenschein of Brookline told Boston police her dog, “Pooh,” was inside the car when it was stolen.
Police arrested Matthew Bradley, 23, listed as homeless, and Kristina Cosgrove, 19, of Dedham. Both were charged with receiving a stolen motor vehicle. Bradley was also charged with possession of a class A and B substances with intent to distribute. Cosgrove was also charged with possession of a class D substance with intent to distribute and receiving stolen property (checks).
Both were booked at the Haverhill Police Station and held without bail. They will be arraigned at Haverhill District Court Monday, Pistone said.
Anyone with information the whereabouts of the dog should call Boston Police at (617) 343-4566 or Sonnenschein at (617) 775-9872.