Suspect accused of stealing puppies arrested

PEORIA COUNTY, Ill. (WMBD) — Another suspect is in custody after puppies were stolen from a home on Lancaster Road earlier this month. Lester Hoots, 65, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with residential burglary from the incident. Four malamute puppies were taken from a home and returned to the owner, Nathaniel Bartell. Hoots had previously … Continue reading Suspect accused of stealing puppies arrested