Wright Co. K-9 Dies One Week Before RetirementA Wright County K-9 officer died Thursday night after suddenly collapsing while on duty. The sheriff's office announced on Facebook that Saber, a nine-year veteran of the department, died at a veterinary hospital after suffering a ruptured tumor.
Deputy Sues Henn. Co. Sheriff For Retaliation After Questioning MoraleA deputy is suing the Hennepin County Sheriff, claiming his K-9 was taken away after he questioned department morale. The exchange was caught on camera at a union meeting last summer when Sheriff Rich Stanek was seeking re-election.
State Patrol K-9 With Impressive Drug-Seizing Career RetiresA furry, four-legged officer is calling it a day after an impressive career. The Minnesota State Patrol says 10-year-old K-9 officer Arco is retiring after eight years on duty.
Crystal Police Squad Car Window Smashed With K-9 InsideCrystal Police are asking for the public's help in finding the person responsible for throwing a 40-pound brick through the window of a squad car -- which had a K-9 officer inside. Police say the incident happened early Saturday morning in the police department parking lot.
Awarded Cass County Police Dog DiesA police dog who was responsible for finding more than 20 pounds of narcotics and assisting in the arrests of numerous suspects has died. The Cass County Sheriff's Office announced that Portos, a German Shepherd, died on Tuesday afternoon.
Anoka Co. Armed Robbery Spree Ends With Bite From K-9 CopThree suspects are in police custody, and one is recovering from injuries sustained from a K-9 officer, after a robbery spree in Anoka County Thursday night. According to Blaine Police, officers from multiple law enforcement agencies responded to three separate reports of armed robberies in the area between 11:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. The first report was on the 1000 block of County Road 10 in Spring Lake Park, the second was near Able Street Northeast and 87th Lane Northeast in Blaine and the third was on the 1100 block of 95th Avenue Northeast, also in Blaine. Descriptions from witnesses about the suspects, their vehicle and weapon (a shotgun or rifle) tied all three crimes together.
Hubbard Co. K-9 Officer Punched, Injured During IncidentA K-9 Officer was sent to the hospital after being injured in an incident early Tuesday evening, according to the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office.