Five small bags of dagga were found on the corner of Cascades and Hendrik Potgieter roads by a member of BCI Protection Services special operations unit.

BCI operations manager, Arno Dorfling explained they were alerted to the scene on 29 August at about 7am. He explained that the company’s armed reaction unit informed the special operations unit about a possible narcotics stash on the corner.

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Authorities and administrators at two Nash County schools conducted walk-throughs of the schools Thursday to check for illegal drugs.

Deputies with the Nash County Sheriff’s Office visited Southern Nash High School and Northern Nash High School on Thursday morning to conduct the investigations. Assisted by K-9 Deputy Dino, the deputies conducted a thorough search of each school.

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The four-year old German Shepherd, dusted with tan and black fur, sat at attention. His pointed ears were perked as his gaze steadied towards his handler, who reached for a neon yellow tennis ball in his pocket.

The canine, calm in demeanor, was practicing what he was trained to do: sniffing out explosive materials. Guiding his owner to a black trash bin, K-9 Arritt pointed his nose towards the bin and looked up expectantly at Officer Jonathan Murray, his partner and handler.

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CANANDAIGUA – Ontario County Judge William Kocher sentenced a Geneva man Wednesday to a long prison term on drug charges.

Fabian “Fab” Reid, 36, was sentenced to 7 1/2 years of prison after pleading guilty to two counts of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and one count of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance (class B felonies).

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SUPERIOR, WIS. –
It’s been over two-years since Superior added Marik,a german shepherd to the force. Since then he’s been working hard to keep the streets of Superior clean.

This week Marik sniffed out at least 228 grams of meth and put away four people in a matter of two days. These just being a couple examples of him pulling his weight.

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Sheriff Jay Varney is very pleased to welcome the two newest additions to the Madera County Sheriff’s Office in 1-and-a-half-year-old “Nacho,” and 2-year-old “Gastone,” both Belgian Malinois imported from France.

Deputy Logan Majeski will be Nacho’s handler and Deputy Eric Jackson will be Gastone’s handler. All four just completed a rigorous six week training and certification course for their new assignment. This training included area searches, building searches, obedience, suspect apprehension, and handler protection. The teams are also able to conduct article searches and tracking missions.

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