Massillon K-9 officer gets the goods during traffic stop assist

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MASSILLON, OH –  When the Ohio State Highway Patrol made a traffic stop in Massillon late in the evening on July 3rd, they thought they might need some help from a local police officer.

Photo courtesy: Massillon Police Department

Photo courtesy: Massillon Police Department

So they put out a call to the Massillon Police Department for some specialized assistance.

Enter Inca, the department’s K-9 officer, along with human Officer Riccio. Inca was able to immediately “alert” on the stopped car. A search turned up meth pipes, crack pipes, suspected meth, unknown pills, and marijuana.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol arrested the occupants of the car.

To quote the Massillon Police Department:”‘Job Well Done’.  Interagency cooperation is always a good thing!”