Police dog sniffs out drugs

K9 member Kevin helped tracked down cash, drugs, and a weapon.

By Brendan Rees

K9 Victoria Police officer “Kevin” has followed his nose to sniff out a huge stash of drugs and a prohibited weapon at a Narre Warren property.

Kevin was deployed to search through the house, garden and cars as members of the Southern Metropolitan Division 3 Divisional Response Unit and Dog Squad executed a search warrant at the Patio Court address on Wednesday morning, 12 February.

In a statement, a Victoria Police spokesperson said “Kevin located a commercial quantity of methyl-amphetamine as well as GHB, prescription medication, laptops, mobile phones and an extendable baton”.

A 37-year-old man of Narre Warren was arrested and taken to Dandenong Police Station for interview.

He has been charged with traffick/possess commercial quantity of methyl amphetamine, possess methyl amphetamine, possess GHB, possess prescription medication, possess prohibited weapon and possess proceeds of crime.

The man has been remanded to appear at the Melbourne Magistrates Court on 12 February.

Kevin has been employed with Victoria Police for four years and his skills of detecting drugs, cash and firearms was required at this premises. 

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