March 5, 2015
Gonzales is sickened by the ordeal and just wants her precious dog back, wherever he might be, so he can take care of her husband who struggles with post-traumatic stress disorder. "We're all going through this. It's hard enough, but yet it's like he's kicking us while we're already down," she said.
Phoenix police now believe the suspect may be using Craigslist to prey on his victims. "It's horrific what he's doing to us. It's heart-wrenching enough that we're out there, we're searching for our dog, we desperately want our dogs back," said dog owner Amy Gonzales.
She is now the third dog owner to contact police about a ransom-demanding stranger claiming to have her lost animal. Her 1-year-old Chihuahua, Red Dog, escaped through a hole in their fenced in backyard several weeks ago.
She posted fliers on her Buckeye neighborhood mailboxes and even online through Craigslist, offering a reward for his safe return. read more here