Missing Anoka Co. sheriff’s dog is found

Published 10:33 am Friday, September 3, 2010

Associated Press

CHAMPLIN, Minn. — A police drug-sniffing dog that went missing in Champlin has been found.

The Anoka County Sheriff’s Department says Sherman was found by a citizen Friday morning and returned to his handler.

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The 4-year-old black lab went missing Thursday, after a service worker accidentally left the gate to his kennel open.

Sherman is trained to detect narcotics. The sheriff’s department credits media attention for his quick recovery.