Police dog finds $10.5 million worth of cocaine in load of tomatoes
LAS VEGAS - Way to go, K9 Nuggetz!
A Las Vegas K9 is getting some praise after he sniffed out more than $10 million worth of cocaine hidden in a truckload of tomatoes, according to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.
Detectives initially stopped the truck for erratic driving near I-15 and St. Rose Pkwy around 2:30 a.m. on Friday, police said.
"The nervous driver had a story that didn't add up," the police department said. That's when officers called in K9 Nuggetz who immediately sniffed out the stash.
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In the social media post, K9 Nuggetz is all smiles sporting a pair of sunglasses.
Social media just couldn't get enough of the crime-fighting canine.
Photos: Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
"I love this! Hooray for LVMPD and K9 Nuggetz! Well done! Nuggetz looks so awesome in his sunglasses...one cool dude!" one commenter wrote.
Another added: "Great job officer Nuggetz! I hope you get extra doggie treats for a job well done!"
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