Former Volunteer Accused of Stealing Dog from Eatontown Shelter

An arrest has been made in the stolen dog case from the Eatontown SPCA.

According to police, authorities identified the accused as Susan Bajew, 63, of Neptune.

Police said Bajew was a customer at the shelter the day the dog went missing and a former volunteer prior.

During an interview, Bajew confessed taking the dog because she didn’t have enough money to buy the dog.

According to police, the dog has since been returned to the shelter.

The arresting officer is Eatontown Detective Jason Cardamoni with the co-complainant Lt. Tom Nucio from the SPCA.