EPCSO investigate puppies thrown from car Friday

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Courtesy of Lauren Rains

EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. — Deputies investigate reports of puppies thrown from a moving car Friday morning around 8:15 am.

Witnesses said the puppies were thrown in Calhan on Highway 24 and Soap Weed Road at a high rate of speed. Some witnesses said there were six puppies thrown out of the car. The four other puppies have not been located. They added that the person was driving a white car with possible Virginia plates.

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating what happened. According to deputies, two puppies did not survive.

Deputies are asking if anyone was around that area after 8 a.m. Friday morning and saw the puppies being thrown to contact them. Call El Paso County Sheriff’s Office immediately at 719-390-5555.

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