Perhaps because the perpetrator is a goat.
According to CBS Boston, police say a resident of Mont Vernon, N.H., called them Monday after finding a stray goat inside their garage.
Chief of Police Kyle Aspinwall responded, and ran into trouble.
"Chief Aspinwall was nearly head butted by the goat when it was resisting arrest, but he and the goat are uninjured," police said in a statement, CBS Boston reported.
The goat was put in the back of a police cruiser and photographed. (not hoof-printed?)
An unidentified person agreed to take custody of the goat until its owner could be found.
But, the fugitive escaped again Tuesday.
Still another resident captured it and is now keeping the animal pending a kid-and-owner reunion.
"The goat is black and brown in color and has an unidentified tag attached to it and has refused to identify itself," police said.