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Sumter County offering human scent kits

BUSHNELL – The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office has started offering human scent kits that can be used to help the agency’s bloodhounds track people who are lost. Sheriff’s officials hope they will be useful for finding people with Alzheimer’s or… Read More »

Law enforcement tough on drugs through traffic stops

LOGAN- Law enforcement in Ohio and Hocking County are improving in their efforts to get drugs off the streets through their tough traffic enforcement. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said more than 885,000 grams of marijuana and 53,000 grams of… Read More »

Another K-9 to address heroin surge

To tackle drug abuse and address the area’s heroin epidemic, the Westport Police Department today annnounced the addition of a new member to its ranks-a 19-month-old German shepherd named Atlas. According to Lt. Ryan Paulsson, Atlas is the third narcotic… Read More »

We say ‘dogs,’ but Harrisburg K-9 officers call them ‘partners’

In an abandoned building on the old state hospital grounds in Harrisburg, office furniture and trash lay scattered in darkened empty rooms and long, dark hallways. The silence is broken by the occasional yelp and bark of two young dogs… Read More »

K-9 Chase helps Springfield police during investigation involving narcotics

SPRINGFIELD – “Chase,” a German Shepherd in the Springfield K-9 Unit, assisted the city police in the arrest of a suspected drug dealer on Tuesday, according to police. Police responded to a call for immediate assistance at 165 Liberty St… Read More »