May 5, 2015
DUBLIN, Calif. (AP) - Police have arrested a 20-year-old man on suspicion of stealing dead animals from a veterinary hospital morgue and stuffing them into empty lockers at a Bay Area high school.
Police say Brian Goett admitted that he took the bodies of two cats and a 25-pound dog from an unlocked freezer behind the VetCare Hospital in Dublin.He said he then put the dead animals in lockers at Dublin High School before classes started Aug. 25.
Goett told police he thought it was a practical joke.
Goett was arrested at his Pleasanton home Friday afternoon arrested on suspicion of grand theft, tampering with school property and improper disposal of animals.
Information from: Contra Costa Times
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