Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Three New K-9s


RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY)- The Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office has twelve new legs walking the streets adding three new K-9 Officers.


The Sheriff’s Office has added two new Narcotics K-9 and a Bloodhound puppy.


These new additions round out the K-9 unit at the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office.


The first day on the job, these pups took: heroine, meth and marijuana off the streets of Raleigh County.


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