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Below post courtesy of  the Vacaville Police Department


Sometimes there are just no words to describe senseless acts like the one that occurred this past Thursday night. You’ve proven however that even out of tragedy something good can come and we’re hoping one of our followers will help bring that good.

This past Thursday Vacaville resident Deb Ferrara was attending the funeral of a loved one. She left her beloved 18-month-old puppy Rex at home with a friend, but Rex somehow got out of the house. Deb had been looking for Rex for a couple hours when she received a phone call, but sadly it wasn’t the news she’d hoped for.

Erik Gow and Monica Andersen from Vacaville were traveling on I-80 Eastbound near Davis Street shortly after 9 pm. They were directly behind a blue Toyota Prius when they saw the unthinkable. A white object was thrown out of the passenger side window of the Prius onto the freeway. They were sickened when they saw it was a small white dog. The dog’s back legs hand been tied together. They immediately stopped to help the dog but sadly it was run over and died.

Erik and Monica were able to reach Deb from the phone number on Rex’s collar and share the tragic news. As you can imagine Deb is completely devastated. While nothing will bring Rex back, we’re asking for your help in sharing this post to help get the word out. We need your assistance to identify the responsible in this horrific crime and ensure they are brought to justice. We are looking for a blue Toyota Prius. We do not have a license plate or suspect description at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact Officer Josue Cuevas at (707) 449-5200 and reference Vacaville PD case number 18-01071. Media inquiries can be directed to Lieutenant Mark Donaldson at (707) 449-5260.


Once again please help us by sharing this post. Let’s at least have one good thing come from this tragic event by identifying and apprehending the person responsible to ensure they can never harm another animal again. Thank you!


****ALL DONATIONS TO THE JUSTICE FOR REX FUND FOR TO THE REWARD FOR INFORMATION THAT LEADS TO THE IDENTIFICATION AND ARREST OF THOSE RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS HEINOUS ACT****


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