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:
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.