Mass. State Police K-9 assists in drug arrest

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WILLIAMSTOWN, N.Y. – A Sergeant with Massachusetts State
Police is proud of his K-9 officer for his assistance with a drug arrest.

Sgt. Gene Baker and K-9 Hieko worked together Thursday night
to search for a subject who fled on foot after a car crash.

State Police say the subject was fleeing from Berkshire County
Narcotics Detectives, who were trying to stop the person for illegal narcotics

Car floor mats were used by K-9 Hieko as a scent article, and
then tracked for about one mile before locating the subject behind a tree.

The subject is now in police custody.

Troopers also found 280 bags of heroin along the subject's
escape route.  A 9mm Glock handgun was
also found in the vehicle.

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