WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. (TBO.com) — In David Boyer’s line of work, pairing people with missing loved ones is his primary objective.
Boyer, an eight-year veteran of the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office, has spent the past five years as a member of its Missing Persons Unit.
Those who are missing don’t typically show up at a detective’s doorstep. At least not until last week.
On Thursday, Boyer was at his home in the Tampa Bay Golf and Country Club community at about 9 p.m. when he spotted a small dog near his sheriff’s office-issued SUV parked in the driveway.
He called the number on the small dog’s tag only to find his call went directly to voice mail.
Boyer wouldn’t find out until nearly an hour later that the dog’s owner, Jeff Deane, had just been in a serious car wreck nearby on Interstate 75 South.
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