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In Africa, Tracker Dogs Join War Against Elephant Poachers

MANYARA RANCH, Tanzania—On October 14, tracker dogs led game scouts to a group of armed poachers who were on the run after shooting and killing a well-known old elephant bull just outside Tarangire National Park. This was the latest in a… Read More »

Traffic Stop Yields 59 Pounds of Pot

A traffic stop for speeding on November 7th resulted in the seizure of approximately 59 pounds of marijuana. The traffic stop occurred at 12:26 p.m. on Interstate 80 eastbound approximately 11 miles east of Lyman, Wyoming. A Wyoming State Trooper… Read More »

Police Dog Tracks Down Pizza Robbery Suspects

ALTON, IL (KTVI) – Alton police send three robbery suspects to jail with help from a Wood River canine officer.  Alton Police Chief Jason Simmons says it was Sunday night when a call was made for a pizza delivery to… Read More »

Deputy Chico Finds Hidden Heroin

BLYTHE, Calif. – Riverside County Sheriff Colorado River Station’s K9 deputy and K9 partner, Deputy Chico, busted a Los Angeles man with several pounds of heroin during a traffic violation stop Nov. 12. The deputy pulled Rodolfo Cortes, Jr. over… Read More »

K-9 Team Discovers Nearly 16 Pounds of Heroin Hidden in Fire Extinguishers

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) – A Texas man was arrested in Baton Rouge after a bus was pulled over early Tuesday morning and found nearly 16 pounds of heroin hidden inside fire extinguishers. An East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office Narcotics… Read More »

Border Patrol Intercepts Over $200,000 Worth of Meth

On Monday, Nov. 18, a woman with bundles of methamphetamine stashed in her car was intercepted by U.S. Border Patrol, according to a statement released by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency. A 55-year-old woman driving a green 2002… Read More »

K-9 Locates Cocaine during Traffic Stop

Wilson County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a suspect after a K-9 located a bag cocaine during a traffic stop for illegally tinted windows on Sparta Pike in Lebanon Sunday evening. Deputy Christopher Keyes and K-9 Sgt. Robin Curtis stopped the vehicle and verified that… Read More »

Military Working Dogs Play Vital Role Locating Marines

CENTRAL TRAINING AREA, OKINAWA, Japan – Marines accompanied by a working dog descended on a rope from a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter. Once on the ground, the tracking dog led the Marines through the jungle in search of three simulated downed… Read More »

K-9 Unit Finds, Bites Burglary Suspect Found Lurking in Macy’s After Hours

HOUSTON – Houston police nabbed a burglary suspect who hid out in a Macy’s in Almeda Mall after hours. A security alarm company spotted a suspect lurking in the store around 11:45 p.m. and called police.  When police arrived to… Read More »

The Police Dog who has Sniffed out more than 1,000 Cell Phones in One California Prison

He is trained to detect heroin, cocaine and marijuana. But convicts in Vacaville Prison learned the hard way that Drako, a Belgian Melanois, has a keen sense for something slightly unexpected: cell phones. Whether it is dismantled, fully intact, or… Read More »