Deputies: Man accused of stealing canine, SUV arrested

A manaccused of stealing a canine and an SUV from a house in South Carolina was arrested, authorities mentioned.


Zachary Jordan Vanwingerden, 25, turned himself in early Sunday after the canine and car have been taken the day earlier than, the Oconee County Sheriff’s Workplace mentioned in a information launch.

The canine, a black Lab named Jett, seems to have been dragged a number of instances earlier than being taken away from the house close to Seneca in a white SUV, in keeping with movies shared by the sheriff’s workplace.

The canine and the SUV have been discovered at Tillman Place in Clemson, Grasp Deputy Jimmy Watt mentioned. The canine did not seem to have been injured and was returned to the homeowners. The car was being processed earlier than it may very well be returned.


Vanwingerden was charged with grand larceny and stealing the canine. He was launched after being given a $15,000 private recognizance bond, Watt mentioned.

It is unclear whether or not Vanwingerden had an legal professional who might communicate for him.