South Yoekshire sniffer dogs tackle 179 suspects in a year
Police sniffer dogs tracked down 179 suspects at large in South Yorkshire in 12 months, new figures reveal.
The 40-strong team also located stolen property and other evidence in 211 call-outs between April 2013 and 2014.
Specialist dogs also detected firearms, drugs, cash and blood on 97 occasions.
Police have singled out Springer Spaniel Paddy for special mention with a six-year career resulting in the discovery of £1 million worth of drugs and £300,000 in cash. On his first ever job the ‘superdog’ found a one kilo stash of heroin in Bentley, Doncaster.
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