Police are searching for two stolen puppies after a break in at Edmonton.
Officers were called after an Accatino Close property was allegedly broken into around midday yesterday.
Four two-week old Golden Retriever puppies were reported stolen from the home as well as a grey Mazda MX-5 coupe and jewellery.
Around 12.45pm, police located the vehicle abandoned on Blackbird Close at Bentley Park, but the stolen puppies were not with the vehicle.
At 9.55pm last night, police attended a residence in Woree and located a 16-year-old Woree boy in possession of one of the allegedly stolen puppies.
He was taken into custody and the puppy was immediately return to the owner.
The 16-year-old boy was later charged with entering a dwelling and receiving tainted property as well as unlawful use of a motor vehicle and entering a dwelling for unrelated matters.
Around 2am this morning, police attended an Edmonton home and located a 16-year-old Bentley Park boy alleged to be involved in the theft of the puppies.
One of the puppies was found hidden under a bed.
Police seized the allegedly stolen puppy along with jewellery and clothing from the Edmonton home and returned the puppy to the owner.
The 16-year-old Bentley Park boy was charged with entering a dwelling and receiving tainted property.
Both boys have been refused police bail and are scheduled to appear in the Cairns Childrens Court.
Police a still searching for two female puppies and investigations are continuing regarding other offenders.
Anyone with information that may assist police is urged to immediately contact Policelink on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.