Franklin Police arrest man accused of stealing dog head statue

Police said tips from the community led to the arrest of a Spring Hill veterinarian.
Published: Sep. 21, 2022 at 7:05 AM CDT
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FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WSMV) - Marco John Filpovic, 34, of Spring Hill, was arrested today after tips led police to his location on Wednesday afternoon.

Filpovic was booked into the Williamson County jail on felony theft charges.

During his robbery of the dog statue, Filpovic noticed the security cameras and can be seen looking directly at them in photos released by Franklin Police. Residents recognized Filpovic’s picture from news coverage of the theft, which led to his arrest.

The stolen bronze dog was returned to its owner.

Filpovic works as a veterinarian in Spring Hill.