The Hartford Courant reports (http://cour.at/qc3qah ) that Walther Scovish had the dog, Missy, taken from him on Sept. 3 after Scovish was pulled over and charged with possession of heroin.
Police told him he could get Missy back when the West Hartford pound opened for business on Tuesday.
Police say they found Scovish inside the pound just before 6 a.m. on Monday after an alarm went off. Police say Scovish told them his dog had special needs.
Scovish was charged with burglary, criminal trespass, larceny, and attempted larceny. He was being held Tuesday in lieu of $150,000 bond. Missy remains at the pound.