Fanly Chen alleged the teenager stole accessories from her store in San Francisco's Chinatown, then returned hours later to attack her.
It was the latest case of dognapping of the breed which is a target for thieves due to their high value.
Karl Hampton and his wife, Deborah Hampton, allegedly hatched the plan to fund their "lavish lifestyle," according to a statement issued by the Department of Justice.
When confronted with the truth, the suspect told Mazza that he had simply mistaken the dog for one he was supposed to be walking.
A Minnesota man posted a video of himself to social media that appeared to show him stealing a vial of the COVID-19 vaccine in order to "test it at a lab."
Maria Stricescu and Lucian Leonte, a couple who worked at an Amazon distribution center in the U.K., were sentenced to two years and seven months in prison.
"For us to be able to reopen and be the light in the city that people expect us to be and all our community actions, it's tough to know that we have to close again," store owner Moh Habib said.
The suspect, who was not identified because he is a minor, was arrested on April 1 on charges of residential burglary.
Kelyn Spadoni, 33, worked at Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office in Louisiana before her arrest.
Yolanda Curtis-Deliz, 46, a certified nursing assistant at AdventHealth Heart of Florida, is charged with grand theft.
One of the defendants is a North Korean operative who was charged in the 2018 Sony Pictures hack.
Both women had met Joseph L. Davis on the dating app OKCupid. However, neither women knew his real name.
The unnamed man, thought to have been aged in his 60s, died in a car in the detached garage of his home near Elsberry, Missouri.
Dr. Hakan Gokal's lawyer says that had he not taken the vial, the vaccine doses would have expired and been unusable anyway.
The grandmother in Tennessee faces theft charges after nabbing a Nintendo Switch from under the tree.
Mechanic Edward Swanigan is urging others to monitor their bank account and statements closely after thieves stole his life savings.
The Belgian woman who lives in Adge, France, reportedly kicked one of the thieves in the testicles before punching him several times.
PC Simon Read claimed it was an "honest mistake".
Oscar Alexander Sanchez, 25, was arrested and charged in connection to the burglary at Big Slice Pizza in Fullerton.
A surveillance video released by police in St. Louis shows a man grabbing the woman's phone before taking off in a red van.
The three men forced their way into a property, before one of them sprayed a woman in the face with a substance and left with the puppies.
A video captured an attempted car theft at a busy South African intersection, but the driver escaped.
The juvenile struck several vehicles before crashing the bus into a tree, a Baton Rouge police spokesperson said.
The Ohio Union County Democratic Party said the theft of yard signs seemed to have increased of late, and now they think they know why.
"The fact that many of the victims were elderly and vulnerable makes the defendants' conduct particularly egregious," said Inspector in Charge Philip R. Bartlett.
Mass looting and vandalism took place in downtown Chicago last night, with Nordstrom, Walgreens, Macy's, Coach, Gucci, Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus, Best Buy, Old Navy, and Louis Vuitton hit among others.
Suspects allegedly stole items including dog food, soda, and Red Bull to conceal the formula.
Authorities have asked Alabama Representative Will Dismukes to turn himself in on charges of felony theft, weeks after Dismukes incited national controversy by attending an event memorializing Nathan Bedford Forrest.
Robinson allegedly stole over $600,000 in government funds while working as director of a healthcare organization.
Sio Agafili was convicted for theft and burglary, but served his time and then some, as he should have been released in 2015.