This was an active weekend in the search for Tessa Lehane.
According to the Finding Tessa Page, a caller reported seeing her The caller saw her around the beach area, near Lake Ave and Rogers St., about 2.5 miles from the B.C. Grad campus where she was possibly sighted the day before. The caller reportedly heard barking, saw a beagle and asked their neighbor if this was their dog. There have been a few potential sightings in this area.
On January 19 at 6:15pm a potential spotting was posted on Brookline Patch by Lisa LaFrance, stating, “Just saw a beagle by the dumpster on the left of the Arts Building at the high school. The parking lot between the Unified Arts building and the T station.”
Tessa, the 4-year-old tri-color Beagle escaped from her home near Coolidge Corner on Christmas Eve at about 3:45 p.m..
Dennis Lehane, who wrote "Gone Baby Gone" and "Mystic River" would be willing to name a character in his next book after whoever finds Tessa.
Lehane has stressed that he and his family just want their dog back. They will not press any charges or ask any questions.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Lehane or call the Brookline Police Animal Control Officer at 617-730-2222.