The Prowler on the Roof is the Dog? How Can That Be?

 deputies-with-great-dane-image  Prowler on the roof
(Source: Th Dodo)
Here are the deputies who serve in the California’s Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.   As with all the men and women who serve and protect, they respond to a wide variety of calls.  In early October, 2016 they responded to an unusual home intruder call. It seems there might be a prowler n the roof.

There are some conflicting stories.  The original news report said a neighbor made the call (NBC)

Later reports tell of an 18 year who heard strange noises and made the call/  He had several dogs who where barking furiously, like their might be a prowler on the roof.  He collected them in a room and made the emergency call.

Deputies arrived promptly and started looking for the intruder.  One of them checked outside, looking for a prowler on the roof, with his flashlight and the routine, but tense, situation took a turn for the hilarious.

As the flashlight scanned the roof, the “prowler on the roof” popped his head up and was exposed.


(Source: Sonoma Sheriff’s Office)

It seems that in the hurry to collect the dogs and make the call, one family member was overlooked.  (No-one is sure how that happened.)


The big dog had discovered a skylight in an upstairs bedroom.


(Source: LittleThings)

By standing on his hind legs, the huge dog found he could push the skylight open and view the world.  The small dogs seemed to take exception,  They wanted to look too.  They expressed their displeasure at being excluded with some enthusiastic barking.


“We came out and he’s all afraid, thinking there’s a prowler in his house,” department spokesperson Spencer Crum told The Dodo. “Several deputies arrived and went in the house, a couple of others stayed outside to search the exterior.”

Here is the look that cracked them up.


(Source: Sanoma Sherriif’s Office)

Don’t we wish that all intruder calls could have this kind of ending?

We hope you enjoyed this article about a Great Dane and a prowler on the roof.

If you enjoyed this, you would probably enjoy reading about a cop and a stray puppy.

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