Stories tagged with: K-9

July 29, 2015 - 8:16pm
28 weeks 15 hours ago

McConnelsville was formally introduced to the newest addition to the police department today.

Patrolman Victor Weyant brought the new K-9 Officer Samo to visit with the local community at Shrivers Pharmacy. The pharmacy joined the community in their efforts to raise money to purchase the K-9, and Owner John Coler said he believes the pup will help the local department.

"In Ohio, we've been seeing it for a while now," said Coler. "There's just a, we see it on the...

April 7, 2015 - 12:24pm
44 weeks 2 days ago
The Perry County Sheriff’s Office wants to add a K-9 unit to their efforts to fight drugs and crime. Sheriff William Barker says having a canine officer would greatly enhance the department’s capability to detect illegal narcotics in the community and area schools. It would also increase the department’s effectiveness in apprehending criminals and conserving the peace. But the Sheriff says in order for this to happen it must be completely funded by donations from local businesses and the...
August 7, 2013 - 5:25pm
2 years 26 weeks ago

The Muskingum County and Guernsey County Sheriff's Office both retired one of their K-9's this year and on Wednesday, they each added a new German Shepherd to the department.

"We try and keep one on every shift," said Muskingum County Sheriff, Matt Lutz. "We've been doing that for the last several years and since we had one retired, it's time to get a new one."

With the increase in drug flow between the two counties, they're both looking for a second K-9 to...

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