January 19, 2012 17:00The missing 18th rabbit from the Portland Meat Collective has been safely returned to his owner. "Roger" the rabbit has been moved to a safe location, with the other 17 rabbits, to prevent further thefts.
Detectives would still like to hear from anyone who has information regarding the theft of the rabbits and their placement with Rabbit Advocacy.
The rabbits were reported stolen on January 7, 2012 from the home of a rabbit supplier associated with the Portland Meat Collective. Initial reports were that 23 rabbits were stolen but after a closer evaluation by the victims, it was actually 18 rabbits.
On Friday January 13, 2012, Portland Police Bureau detectives helped facilitate the return of 17 of the stolen rabbits to their rightful owner
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective Darrell Miller at (503) 823-4783 or Darrell.Miller@PortlandOregon.gov
Sgt. Pete Simpson