Florida man dressed up as woman, used stolen credit card, license to buy puppy, police say

Posted at 3:12 PM, Nov 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-14 15:12:53-05

Police in Largo are searching for a man who they say dressed up as a woman and used a stolen credit card and stolen Florida Driver's License to fraudulently buy a fawn colored French Bulldog from a puppy store in October. 

Bryant Farfan reportedly dressed up as a woman, used a stolen credit card and a stolen Florida Driver's License to buy a fawn colored French Bulldog valued at several thousand dollars from All About Puppies, located at 7190 Ulmerton Road in Largo, according to police. 

The puppy store told police that Farfan falsified adoption records and misled the store employees regarding the dog's future home. 

Police say probable cause exists for Farfan's arrest and arrest affidavits are active in Pinellas County. 

The store employees say they are worried about the dog's welfare. Police and the store employees are seeking any information which might lead to the recovery of the puppy.

Largo Police say if you have purchased a French Bulldog from Farfan recently, to please contact detectives and the staff at All About Puppies to determine if the animal was stolen from this business. 

The puppy was 8 weeks old when the picture below was taken but is currently 5 months old. All About Puppies is offering a $1,000 reward for the safe return of the puppy. 

If you know the whereabouts of Farfan, please contact Detective Steve Allred or Detective Lance Moore of the Largo Police Department at 727-587-6730 and reference case number 18011902.