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Police dog assists in Jennings arrests

North Vernon's police dog Heros assisted in the arrest of two people on drug charges early this morning and the seizure of about $10,000.

According to police reports, Kevin S. Wang, 46, of Elizabethtown and Rebecca Wheeler, 31, of Paris Crossing were arrested by deputies on charges of dealing in methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia at about 2 a.m. today.

Wang was wanted on a warrant and Jennings County deputies had located him. Drug paraphernalia and a bag of cash were recovered.

The North Vernon police dog Heros and his handler Sgt. Andrew Richmond were called to the scene and Heros checked the bag of money for the smell of narcotics. Police say he alerted to the presence of a drug and the money was seized.

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014 7:49:23 AM

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