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Wanted gang member arrested following dognapping

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LAWTON, Okla._A search for a dog thief led Lawton police to a wanted gang member with a loaded gun.

Deangelo Cheatham was arrested on outstanding warrants after police found him in a car that was linked to the theft of four pitbull puppies from a Lawton apartment complex.

The victim told police she had let the dogs out for air when three black men snatched them.

When police searched the car, they found a loaded, cocked pistol directly behind Cheatham's seat. He was booked on a complaint of possession of a gun after a felony conviction, in addition to the warrants, police also found one of the missing puppies in the car, who was returned to its owner. However, the victim said she did not recognize anyone in the car as the ones who took her dogs.

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