Drug meeting showcases canine searches

Photo by Amy Cherry - Sgt. Christine Grove and K-9 Gaston, a four-year-old Hungarian Vizsla, demonstrate a vehicle drug search during an anti-drug meeting Wednesday. The pair have worked together for the past two years as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections K-9 Drug Interdiction Unit Security Division.
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Amy Cherry

RIDGWAY TWP. – An anti-drug meeting held Wednesday evening at The Royal Inn in Ridgway Township showcased numerous canine drug searches.
The program began with brief remarks from Capt. Dan McMahon, team leader and head canine trainer for the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections K-9 Drug Interdiction Unit Security Division.
The K-9 Academy is based at the Rockview State Correctional Institution and serves the entire state conducting searches in federal, state and county prisons and jails.

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