Bibb County Investigators arrested Ronnie Causey and Tonia Causey today in reference to the theft of two Golden Doodles. 

It was reported that the couple was in the store the day before the puppies were taken, inquiring about the puppies. After further investigation  it was discovered that Tonia and Ronnie Causey made several of the anonymous calls to the pet store on Wednesday, in reference  to the returning of the puppies. 

Ronnie Causey was charged with Burglary  and Probation Violation, he currently has no bond.

Tonia Causey was charged with Burglary and Probation Violation, she has a bond of $8,450.

Original Release

January 9, 2020

Stolen Puppies Returned To Pet Store

Bibb County Deputies responded to a call at 9:00 p.m. from Noah’s Ark Pet Store. 

It was reported that several calls were made to the store on Wednesday in reference to the locations of the puppies.  The last call to the store just before 9:00 p.m., stated the puppies were outside next door in front of the Domino’s pizza restaurant. 

When deputies arrived on scene, they discovered the two puppies inside crates in front of the Domino’s pizza, located next door to Noah’s Ark. The puppies  appeared to be unharmed and were returned to the store owner.   The person that returned the puppies was not on scene when deputies arrived.

This incident is still under investigation.

Bibb County Sheriff Office Investigators are asking  the public if they have any information on the person that returned the puppies to contact the Bibb Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or call the Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.