INGHAM COUNTY, Mich. (WLNS) — The Ingham County Sheriff’s Office has released video of a dog being reunited with its owner after being taken away in a stolen car.
The suspect was busted while invading a home in Delhi Township on Saturday around 9:20 p.m.
The owner of the house wasn’t home at the time but noticed the intruder on his home surveillance camera.
Deputies responded and arrested a 35-year-old man from Lansing, now identified as James Lee Ruthruff.
Ruthruff was still in possession of a car that was stolen on Friday with a dog inside.
The dog was unharmed and reunited with its owner, which was shown in a video shared by the Ingham County Sheriff’s Office on Monday.
Ruthruff was arraigned on multiple charges, including second-degree home invasion, possession with intent to distribute cocaine, receiving and concealing stolen property and possession of burglary tools.