Police: K9 rookie helped nab car thieves hiding in blackberry bushes

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Remy the Redmond Police K9

REDMOND – She may be new to the job, but this rookie had an outstanding night at work.

Remy, a Redmond police K9 helped catch two car thieves late Monday after a woman reported her car stolen, Redmond police said.

According to the Redmond Police Department, a woman spotted her 1993 Honda being stolen around 11 p.m. Monday in the 16600 block of NE 80th Street in Redmond. The woman called police, who quickly drove to the scene and spotted the stolen car a few blocks away.

The suspects allegedly noticed the police, pulled into a parking lot near the intersection of Old Redmond Road and Redmond Way and jumped out of the car. Police used Remy to track the suspects, and the K9 was able to find two of the three hiding.

One suspect was a short distance away, but the other was hiding deep in blackberry bushes about a half mile down the road.

The third suspect got away and police are still searching for him. Anyone who knows about the theft or the suspect is encouraged to call 911.

Police said the rookie K9, is to thank for finding the suspects.

“First capture for our newsest K9, Remy!” the Redmond Police Department tweeted.

The victim got her car back, police said.

 

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

1 Comment

  • Ronnie

    When I originally commented I clicked the “Notify me when new comments are added” checkbox and now each time a
    comment is added I get several e-mails with
    the same comment. Is there any way you can remove people from that service?
    Thanks!