Northampton Co. man arrested in Va. Beach for making threats, stealing dogs

Posted at 11:48 AM, May 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-09 11:48:17-04

John Pope

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Police have arrested John Pope for possession of stolen goods/property, larceny of a dog and communicating threats.

Pope was found in Virginia Beach and taken to Northampton County, where his bond was set at $8,500.

The arrest is the result of an investigation that started on December 2, when a citizen reported that their dogs were stolen.

Pope was also served an outstanding order out of Guilford County for failure to appear.