K-9 Unit Identifies Suspect

Early Tuesday morning, two suspects broke into the Gatewood Elementary School and stole computer equipment. Later that day, deputies received a tip that an individual was seen concealing multiple bags near Water Plant Road and Gatewood Road. Deputies investigated the area and found the stolen computers. K-9 bloodhound pappy was able to lead deputies to a suspect’s home.

“The bloodhound was able to get a scent from the articles, and track back to the suspect’s front door,” said Fayette County Sheriff Mike Fridley.

The burglary remains under investigation. If you have any informaiton, please contact the Fayette County 911 Center at 304-574-3590.

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