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Puxico, MO officer buys K-9 for the department

K-9 "Hawkeye" (Source: Puxico PD) K-9 "Hawkeye" (Source: Puxico PD)
PUXICO, MO (KFVS) -

Puxico Police Capt. Michelle Priest has established a K-9 unit at the department.

“Because I believe that this is going to help everyone,” said Capt. Priest. “It's going to help our business owners and our citizens and the business owners through anytime you have a drug problem you have stealing, shoplifting all kinds of issues so I think this will help everyone.”

The officer said she bought the c with her own money and is asking for donations and supplies.

She said all funds will be put into a K-9 fund and the majority of the financial responsibility “will be mine.”

Donations can be mailed to:

Captain Priest

Puxico Police Department

141 N Hickman

Puxico, MO 63960

Or brought by the office.

Make checks payable to Puxico K-9 fund.

Contact Capt. Priest with any questions at 573-222-3565.

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