K9 Unit dog sniffs out drug carrier

PHILIPSBURG–The K9 Unit apprehended a man who was trying to travel with cocaine at Princess Juliana International Airport SXM on Thursday.

According to police spokesman Chief Inspector Ricardo Henson, the members of the Justice K9 Unit were busy with their daily routine controls at the Airport when Customs officers noticed a suspicious person walking towards the departure hall just before 1:00pm and requested that the specially-trained police K9 Unit dog check for illegal drugs.

The dog confirmed by barking that there were drugs hidden in a certain piece of luggage. After a search of the suspect’s belongings the police officers found the well-hidden cocaine.

The suspect was arrested at 1:10pm for possession of illegal drugs and taken to the police station for further investigation.

Source: The Daily Herald https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/61370-k9-unit-dog-sniffs-out-drug-carrier