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Arrest warrant issued for woman suspected of taking Boh the cemetery dog

Dana Hartness
Via WCNC News

According to Friday's WCNC News, an arrest warrant has been issued for the woman believed to be responsible for the disappearance and alleged theft of "Boh," the cemetery dog.

The Lincoln County, N.C., Sheriff's Office announced of Friday that 36-year-old Dana Jacobs Hartness has been charged with a felony count of larceny of a dog and one misdemeanor count of possession of stolen goods.

Boh, a German shepherd, was found on Thursday night approximately 25 miles from his home in Lincolnton. The dog, who belongs to Brad Beal, disappeared in late Feb. from the Forest Lawn Cemetery, where he spent his days with employees and visitors.

It was a tip from a N.C. lost and found dogs page on Facebook which ultimately led Boh back to his family.

Before Boh was found, a witness had reported that a woman was seen loading him into a car. Hartness is not yet in custody - anyone who has information on her whereabouts is asked to call the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office.

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