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Pine County K9 Assists in Drug Arrest

Press Release:


On October 4, 2022 at approximately 12:59 hours, The Pine County Sheriff's Office responded to a report a drugs that were found in a hotel room in Hinckley. After further investigation, a deputy located over 340 grams of methamphetamine and other drugs in the room. The suspect was known but was not in the area at the time. On October 18, 2022 at approximately 07:41 hours, The Pine County Sheriff's Office received information that the suspect from this case was seen in the area of Lady Luck Drive and Fire Monument Road in Hinckley. Deputies responded to that location and the suspected was placed under arrest for drug possession charges.


Later in the day at approximately 10:15 hours, Deputy Misher and his K9 partner Hazard were on patrol in the area of Hinckley Road and Fire Monument Road in Hinckley and conducted a traffic stop on a motor vehicle. When the vehicle stopped, the occupants immediately exited the vehicle and attempted to distance themselves from it. After gathering more information from the occupants, Hazard was deployed to do a sniff of the exterior of the vehicle as it was suspected that the occupants were involved in drug and criminal activity. After Hazard was deployed, he alerted on the vehicle for the presence of illegal substances. After a search of the vehicle was completed, a large amount of methamphetamine was located in the vehicle and two of the individuals of the vehicle were placed under arrest for drug possession.


Great work by all the officer's that were involved and K9 Hazard!


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