ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) — The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office is introducing the newest member of their K9 unit!
Thanks to a collaboration with Paws and Claws Humane Society of Rochester, Huey is joining the team with the goal of increasing safety within the facility for the staff and detainees.
“Huey will be our first K9 assigned within our Adult Detention Center,” said Chief Deputy Brian Howard in a news release. “We are excited to add this new addition to our office.”
The Sheriff’s Office said Huey was rescued from a Minnesota shelter and brought to Paws and Claws. The Sheriff’s Office said his exact age is unknown, he is about 18 months old. Huey will be working with Detention Deputy Ryan Delgado, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
The Sheriff’s Office said Deputy Ryan Mangan is training Deputy Delgado and Huey to become a single purpose narcotics detection team.
The Sheriff’s Office is inviting the community to meet Huey and Deputy Delgado at Paws and Claws, located at 3224 19th St. Northwest on Wednesday at 3 p.m.