Missisippi man facing a felony after stealing dog, police say

Missisippi man facing a felony after stealing dog, police say
Mario Holman is charged with felony False Pretense. (Oxford Police Department)

Oxford, Miss. — An Oxford man is behind bars and facing a felony charge after allegedly lying to a business owner and walking out of the business with a dog that wasn’t his, according to the Oxford Police Department.

OPD said on November 18, 2020 they responded to Sisk Avenue after someone called reporting that their French Bulldog Enzo had been stolen.

An employee of the business told Oxford Police that they picked up the wondering dog and 28-year-old Mario Holman told the employee that the dog belonged to him.

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Oxford Police rescue Enzo who was stolen from a local business.
Oxford Police rescue Enzo who was stolen from a local business. (Oxford Police Department)

He walked away from the business with the dog and sold it to another guy, according to police.

Police tracked Holman down and arrested him for felony False Pretense.

Holman was booked into Lafayette County Jail on a $2,500 bond.

Oxford Police posted on their Facebook page that Enzo was found safely.