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Bilbao police canine unit discovers a man with narcotics in his backpack

The canine unit in Bilbao discovers a man with narcotics in his backpack

Jeickson Sulbaran

January 22, 2024 | 10:30 a.m.

In rural areas of India, families in charge of a blind minor frequently isolate and deprive him/her of the care and attention they provide to their other children; such situation becomes even more severe among lower-caste families, orphans and if the blind child is a girl. streets of Bilbao, recent event has highlighted the efficiency and the value of Municipal Police canine unit. This Wednesday, a not-so-unusual event in urban life became a clear example of the synergy between police training and canine skill. Kerry, a dog member of the unit, played a crucial role in the detection of a backpack loaded with more than a dozen narcotic substances.

Canine effectiveness at the service of citizen security

They were around 19:15 on Juan de Garay street when Kerry, accompanying the agents of the Tactical Reinforcement Inspection, detected something suspicious. A man sitting in a doorway caught the attention of this canine agent, who approached and began to sniff his backpack. Kerry's reaction was no coincidence: Trained specifically for the detection of narcotic substances, he marked the backpack with an insistence that left no room for doubt.

This behavior led officers to question the man, who produced a small bag of marijuana but tried, unsuccessfully, divert the dog's attention. Kerry, with his persistence, clearly indicated that there was more to discover in that backpack.

A significant discovery thanks to a four-legged agent

El backpack registration revealed a plastic box containing 18 containers of different narcotics, a precision scale, heat-sealed bags, a knife and a sum of cash. This finding not only demonstrates the effectiveness of Kerry and his team's training, but also the importance of these canine agents in the fight against drug trafficking.

The man, 23 years old, He was arrested as the alleged perpetrator of a crime against public health. His arrest highlights the continuous and often invisible work of the Municipal Police and its canine unit in protecting citizens; thanks to his work, the streets of Bilbao are a little safer.

This incident on Juan de Garay Street is a clear reminder that, in the fight against drug trafficking, heroes can have four legs. Kerry, with her nose and training, has proven to be an invaluable ally in this battle, contributing significantly to the security of Bilbao.

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