K9 Louie Located Chewing Tobacco and Heroin Near Inmate Work Crew, Says Sheriff’s Office
Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:
On Wednesday, May 31, 2017 K9 Handler Colby Henson and his narcotic dog Louie were conducting routine searches of an outside work area where inmate work crews are located. K9 Louie made a positive indication in the work area. Upon further investigation of the area Deputy Henson located 68.8 grams of chewing tobacco and 12.1 grams of suspected heroin. This appeared to be an attempt to leave contraband for the inmate work crews to smuggle back into the Correctional Facility. The contraband was booked for destruction under HCSO Case #201702570.