PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities suspect a Portland, Oregon, man accused of stealing two bicycles also took a dwarf goat.
Police say the 18-year-old, Oleg Stepanovich Plyushchev, tried to sell bikes on Craigslist that had been stolen from a backyard and garage.
Investigators say that following Plyushchev’s arrest Tuesday, detectives learned he was connected to the theft of a dwarf goat named Penelope that was taken from its owner’s yard.
The Oregonian reports the man had put Penelope on consignment sale in August at a farm supply store in Boring. Penelope was recovered by Clackamas County sheriff’s deputies.
Plyushchev was booked Tuesday on theft and computer crime charges. He was released Wednesday without bail pending a court appearance.