Dog the Bounty Hunter Fires Back After Beth Chapman’s Personal Items Are Stolen From His Store

"LARGE CASH REWARD FOR ANY INFORMATION FOR WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS !!!" the TV personality tweeted early Friday morning.

By Jamie Blynn Aug 02, 2019 9:56 PMTags
Beth Chapman, Duane Chapman, Dog the Bounty Hunter, CMT AwardsMichael Loccisano/Getty Images

Dog the Bounty Hunter is distraught.

Early Friday morning, the TV personality took to twitter to slam burglars who robbed and vandalized his Edgewater, Colorado store. Some of the property stolen allegedly belonged to his late wife, Beth Chapman

Hours later, Dog the Bounty Hunter addressed the public in a press conference held by the Edgewater Police Department, where he urged the person responsible to come forward within the next 48 hours. 

"The bible says when you steal from the dead, that's an unforgivable sin. So, it's not only I, and the police officers looking, but so is God. This hits home pretty bad," he said.

"Being that this is not a cable network we're on, I can't use the words I'd like to say," he continued. "I keep hearing God tell me, put your faith in the cops and don't do nothing yourself."

Items stolen from their store, which Dog said is not insured, included toilet paper, various merchandise and personal items that belonged to Beth, who died in June at age 51 following a battle with cancer. The Jefferson County Dispatch previously confirmed to E! News that they were called to the shop Thursday evening due to a break in. 


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Earlier in July, he held a memorial for his love in Aurora, Colorado.

"I cannot believe that she's gone," Dog, whose real name is Duane Chapman, said during an emotional speech. "This is not possible. I want to wake up from a dream. In the ‘70s, I did 18 months in a Texas penitentiary, and I told God yesterday I'd do 5 years, 10 years day for day just to kiss her again."

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"She got sick. They told her she had cancer two years ago," he continued. "[They said], 'You can do chemo.' She tried it. They said, 'You're going to have to sit home though while Dog films the show.' The show did not kill her, but she died for it. She said, 'Do you think I am going to let you go out there by yourself and film this TV show? You're out of your mind.' I said, ‘Honey, you might have to do chemo and stuff.'  She goes, ‘All it will do is keep me alive six months longer, and I am not going to do that because I want to be by your side.'"

Beth passed away on June 26 after being placed in a medically induced coma.

"It's 5:32 in Hawaii, this is the time she would wake up to go hike Koko Head mountain. Only today, she hiked the stairway to heaven," Dog tweeted, confirming her passing. "We all love you, Beth. See you on the other side."

Our thoughts continue to go out to the family during this tragic time.

(This story was originally published Friday, August 2, 2019 at 6 a.m. PST)

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