Zeus

by Joni Astrup Associate editor Elk River’s police dog has new body armor, thanks to an Isanti County couple. Karla and Pat Reinhart donated the body armor for K-9 Zeus. The vest is ballistic- and stab-resistant. “Just like human police officers, canines face the same dangers day in and day out — sometimes even greater [...]

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Zeus assisted the Minnesota State Highway Patrol during a recent canine sniff of a vehicle for narcotics. No narcotics were found, but suspected stolen property was located during the Jan. 5 traffic stop in Monticello. Zeus also assisted with a stop in Big Lake earlier that same day. No narcotics were found, but the occupants [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Police canine Zeus would have been a great candidate for rookie of the year honors after his first year with the Elk River Police Department three years ago. Some of his best work came in that first year, according to his handler, Adam Bebeau, who will have been with the Elk [...]

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