An investigation revealed that a 6-year-old female Husky named "Chloe" had been reported missing by its owners.
Police say Officer Matt Warren discovered Maldonado was trying to sell the animal. Maldonado was found in the area of Blackwood Dr. and was arrested by officers. He was booked at the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin and is being held on charges of 485 PC— misappropriation of lost property, along with four misdemeanor warrants.
Police are crediting the vigilant resident for calling police to report the suspicious behavior which led to the arrest and the recovery of Chloe.