Couple steals puppy

BellefontainePolice Patch

Stefani Gillum, 404 Clagg St., reported Sunday a man and a woman came to her residence to purchase a puppy.

She left the living room for a brief moment and the couple took off with the puppy.

They also took cash, cigarettes and prescription medication from her purse.

Woman found unresponsive

A 39-year-old Bellefontaine woman was found unresponsive Saturday in her 349 Belle Meadows Drive residence.

Michelle Lee Ann Hughes was transported around 10:35 p.m. by a Bellefontaine squad to Mary Rutan Hospital and later declared dead, officers of the Bellefontaine Police Department report.

She was found by paramedics cold to the touch and turning blue.

Evidence of drug use was collected at the scene for testing and officers are investigating it as a possible drug overdose.

Woman falls victim to scam

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