• Vinnie Lauria

Dog-poop abandonment has always been an easy offense for dog-walkers to get away with. Once the preliminary step has been executed, the only thing necessary is quickly fleeing the scent of the crime.

But as the New York Times reported Saturday, poop perps may no longer get away clean, thanks to the latest advance in investigative technology. A Knoxville, Tenn., company is marketing a service that will facilitate DNA sampling of the evidence, which can lead to the identification of pooches of interest.