A fisherman wasn't truthful when he told investigators he found eight puppies in poor health at the Bellevue reservoir, said Bonnie Albright, the humane society's director of development and marketing.
They're his dogs.
Now charges are pending further investigation of the case.
A story with details about the case and an update of the dogs' conditions was published in Friday's Norwalk Reflector. So you don't miss stories such as these, sign up for home delivery by calling 419-668-3771 or subscribe to the e-paper (a complete digital replica of each issue) for less than $1 per week and read the full-version of the stories online.