EAST PALESTINE, Ohio (KDKA) – An Ohio community not far over the border has raised more than $7,000 for a reward leading to the arrest of whoever beheaded a woman’s dog and left its head in her backyard.
The East Palestine Police Department, about an hour away from Pittsburgh, says they received a call from a woman, Barb Greaves, reporting her Beagle named Trouble missing.READ MORE: Police Recover Drugs, Money, And Stolen Guns From Residence In Homewood
Police say she told them Trouble had been let out on a cable run in the backyard and then was discovered missing a short time later.
A few days later, police say Greaves’ son called and said someone had killed his mother’s dog, cut off its head and left it in the backyard.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: Nursing Home Deaths Fueling Blame
While police work to figure out who committed the heinous crime, the community rallied together to find Trouble’s killer.
A Facebook page called “Justice for Trouble” posted a list of local businesses where people can donate money toward the cause.
In all, Justice for Trouble raised $7,438.05.MORE NEWS: 'The Neighborhood Jewel': Community Fights To Save St. Philip School In Crafton From Closing
“That number should loosen some lips,” they said on Facebook.