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Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Searches For Person Who Threw Dog From Car Window On I-76

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)- The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is searching for the person who threw a small dog from a car window. It happened about 1:45 p.m. Tuesday while the person was driving eastbound on Interstate 76 just before Sheridan Boulevard.

Dog thrown from car (JCSO)
(credit: Jefferson County)

According to witnesses, the car was a black Lexus sedan and the dog appeared to be deliberately thrown from the moving vehicle.

The cream-colored miniature poodle was in critical condition, but succumbed to its injuries Tuesday night.

Anyone with information about the potential owner of the dog or witnessed the incident is asked to call 303-271-5070 or email

Update 4/22/21 at 4:50 p.m.: We have been able to identify Teddy's owner and talk to the owner. Teddy was beloved and...

Posted by Jefferson County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, April 20, 2021
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