K-9’s ‘free air sniff’ nabs over 300 lbs of marijuana

(Laramie, WY) – According to reports from Laramie County Sheriff’s Office, K-9 officer Arie had quite the busy month in March.

On March 10, 2021, Troopers with the Wyoming Highway Patrol requested assistance with a vehicle they stopped at a truck stop. A “free air sniff” was conducted by K-9 officer Arie of the vehicle in question.

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Arie alerted responding officers of the presence of illegal substances, and the search revealed 296.6 lbs of suspected marijuana, concealed with heat sealed plastic packaging and odor resistant bags.

h/t Laramie County Sheriff’s Office

Days prior, on March 7, 2021, Wyoming Highway Patrol had also requested the assistance of a K9 unit on a traffic stop. A “free air sniff” was conducted by Arie of a vehicle contacted at the service pump of a different truck stop.

This time, 24.1 lbs of suspected marijuana and 7 grams of suspected ecstasy and Xanax pills were discovered by Arie.

Someone get this dog a bone!

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