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K-9 Unit

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, JULY 25
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, JULY 25

New York State K-9

Unit Demonstration

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FAMILY PROGRAM – 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. NYS K-9 unit demonstrates care, training of police dogs & how they help fight crime, assist in other duties. Cooperstown Village Library. 607-547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/

OPEN HOUSE – 5 – 7 p.m. Meet new doctor Lia Briggs M.D., tour doctors office, see renovations, enjoy refreshments, meet new people. Hoffman Family Medicine, 50 Dietz St., Suite M, Oneonta. 607-643-4045 or visit www.facebook.com/HoffmanFamilyMedicine/

K-9 Ricky Apprehends Suspected Drug Dealer

K-9 Ricky Helps To Apprehend

Suspected Oneonta Drug Dealer

Harry Edmond
Harry Edmond

ONEONTA – K-9 Ricky and his handler, Sheriff’s Investigator Keith Sheldon, brought down a suspected drug dealer trying to flee the scene of a raid at his home early Wednesday morning.

Harry Edmond, 45, of 34 Maple St., was arrested after members of the Otsego County Sheriff’s Office Special Enforcement Bureau, along with D.A. investigators, DEA special agents and patrol and detective bureau members from the Oneonta Police Department executed the no-knock narcotics search warrant at 8 a.m. Wednesday.  Edmond tried to flee scene through a secondary door, but was detained by K-9 Ricky and Investigator Sheldon. 

Seized in the raid were nine and a half pounds of processed high grade marijuana, valued at $28,500, small quantity of crack cocaine, and electronic digital scale, an electronic stun gun and $16, 852.

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