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Channahon police get drug sniffing dog with forfeiture funds

Hutch | Will County state's attorney's office

The Channahon Police Department hasĀ a new K-9 officer, purchased with drug forfeiture funds by the Will County state’s attorney’s office.

State’s Attorney James Glasgow purchased the dog, named Hutch, with $14,840 in drug forfeiture funding, according to a statement from his office.

Hutch will be the Channahon Police Department’s first K-9 unit and will be trained to take heroin and other illegal drugs off the street, the statement said. Hutch will also be a liaison between the department and citizens at local celebrations and events.