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Pet Store Forgives Remorseful Puppy-Nappers Who Sent 'I'm Sorry' Note and Restitution

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A pet store in Orange County relented and dropped the case against two thieves who snatched a chow puppy from the store last week.Previously, the puppy-nappers sent an "I'm sorry" note and a wad with $600 in cash. They phoned the store to say they were sorry once more and paid the sales tax, according to the Los Angeles Times. Now the Orange County sheriff's department says the store wants to drop the case against the remorseful thieves.

Earlier the department said that "sorry" wasn't good enough, but it sounds like the sheriff's department considers the case resolved.

Department spokesman Jim Amormino warned would-be puppy-nappers that they would have to pay up or face burglary charges: "They cannot escape the Orange County Sheriff’s Department."