Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Has a New Canine That Can Detect Fentanyl

WBTV is reporting that the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office has a new Canine Unit member. Meet Groot, a 15-month-old German shorthaired pointer. Groot will work with the Interstate Criminal Enforcement Team after completing the Canine Training Academy in a few weeks. He will work with his new handler, Deputy Matt Talbert. Groot will be fully trained and certified in narcotics detection and  will be one of the first canines in North Carolina to be trained to  detect fentanyl.

Author: Mike Jackson