K9 officer helps find $1 million worth of meth

A K9 with the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office helped find two suitcases filled with $1 million worth of meth in a Washington state forest.

On Monday, the K9 Unit assisted Homeland Security Investigations in a cross-border smuggling investigation, the sheriff’s department told CBS News in an email. Sergeant Gene Davis and his K9 partner Gunner were deployed to the Okanogan National Forest.

Gunner helped sniff out the two suitcases filled with methamphetamine, which had been ditched in a heavily brushy area. They weighed about 186 pounds.

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Gunner is one of two K9 officers that belong to the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office. Gunner and the other dog, Havoc, were purchased with funds raised by local citizens, the department said.

Sergeant Davis and Gunner have been working together as a team for six years. A photo of the two shows them posing proudly with the suitcases of meth they uncovered.

K9 Officer Gunner and Sgt. Gene Davis, his partner of 6 years, pose proudly with the meth they uncovered in a Washington state forest. Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office

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