Stolen puppies seized

A police spokeswoman said both dogs were believed to be about five weeks old and were malnourished and living in poor conditions.

�Both are very young and should be with their mother,� she said.

�Police believe that the puppies were stolen and traded for drugs.

�We are hoping to locate the owner of the puppies so they can be reunited with their mother.�

Four people were charged in relation to the search warrant but no charges had been laid at the time of going to print in relation to the two puppies.

A 24-year-old North Perth man was charged with two counts each of aggravated reckless driving (pursuit), aggravated failing to stop (pursuit), stealing a motor vehicle and driving recklessly, and driving a motor vehicle with false registration plates and one count each of possession of a prohibited drug with intent to sell or supply and unlawful possession. He is due to appear in the Joondalup Magistrates Court on June 18.

A 21-year-old Dianella woman will be summonsed to appear in court at a later date on the charge of possessing a prohibited drug.

A 38-year-old Kenwick man will be summonsed to appear in court at a later date on the charge of stealing a car.

A 44-year-old Alexander Heights man was charged with unlicensed possession of dangerous goods (fireworks) and is due to appear in court at a later date.

If you are the owner of these puppies and can prove ownership, call 9246 8373.