Police Service Dog Jimmy pivotal in recent fentanyl arrest
The ‘Dog Days of Summer’ have become an umpleasant reality for one local woman, according to Trial top cop Mike Wicentowich.
“On Sept. 16, at 1:49 p.m. the ‘E’ Division Roving Traffic Police Dog Services Unit conducted a traffic stop and investigation into a 58-year-old-female who was driving in a green Volkswagen Beetle with a burnt out headlight in the area of Topping Street and Portland Avenue in Trail.
“Police Service Dog “Jimmy” and his handler conducted a search which led to the detection and seizure of three grams of Fentanyl. Drug trafficking paraphernalia was also seized. The investigation is ongoing and charges will be forwarded to Crown Counsel.
“The ‘E’ Division Roving Traffic Police Dog Services Unit conducts routine patrols in the Trail and Greater Area in an effort to reduce the influence of illicit drugs and drug trafficking in the community.”