OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A Bay Area puppy is safe after being caught on the wrong side of the law Monday night. Rascal the pit bull pup was found inside a vehicle Oakland CHP officers were pursuing.
Officers eventually caught and arrested the driver, finding Rascal riding shotgun after the pursuit ended.READ MORE: Lawsuit Alleges Low-Income Homeowners Were Manipulated Into Getting PACE Green-Energy Loans
The Oakland CHP office posted an adorable photo of the pup on social media Tuesday morning that showed Rascal sleeping at the CHP station apparently exhausted by all the excitement of the pursuit.
“As punishment, we made him read the Vehicle Code and tell us every violation he was an accomplice to,” the text to the post read.READ MORE: COVID: Bay Area Expert Says Michigan's Surge From UK Variant Not Likely In California
Rascal has been transferred to the PETS Referral Center in Berkeley where he is waiting for his family to pick him up.