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Hero Cop Saves Puppy Abandoned In Traffic, Then Rescues Her All Over Again

Hero Cop Saves Puppy Abandoned In Traffic, Then Rescues Her All Over Again

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Marley the puppy just went from rush-hour traffic to forever home thanks to Lieutenant Brian Rackow of the Midland Police Department in Texas.

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Last week, police responded to a call regarding a man throwing puppies into busy morning traffic, reports The Midland Reporter-Telegram. When authorities arrived, the man was gone, but the dogs were still stuck scurrying among the cars.

Police rounded up the pups and brought them to a local animal shelter, where they were found to be shaken but not seriously hurt.

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Thanks to witness observations, officers were able to capture the offender as well, arresting Ernesto Aranda Jr. for animal cruelty charges several days later.

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One of the puppies rescued from the road after being thrown under a car caught the attention of a member of Midland’s finest. Marley the puppy is now living under the loving protection of Lt. Rackow, who adopted the pup shortly after she arrived at the shelter.

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