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TRIBUTES TO 'PHENOMENAL' POLICE DRUGS DOG.

A RETIRED police dog who helped crack more than 2,000 drug cases has died.

Molly, a 14-year-old black Labrador who worked alongside Cheshire Constabulary and North Wales Police for 11 years, died on Tuesday.

As well as assisting officers with more than 2,000 arrests, she had been involved in catching criminals in possession of drugs with a large street value.

Following her duties with police, she had spent her retirement with her handler and family.

Paying tribute to the Labrador on the Cheshire and North Wales Police Dogs Facebook page yesterday, officers described Molly as a "phenomenal drugs dog" who served "eleven exceptional years" with the police.

The post said: "It is with great sadness we announce the passing of retired PD Molly aged 14yrs.

"Molly was a phenomenal drugs dog and served 11, exceptional years accounting for over 2,000 arrests some of which were of very high, street value narcotics.

"She spent her retirement with her handler & family who will miss her greatly.

"Run free over the rainbow with your K9 pals Molly, your duty is done."

Hundreds of tributes came flooding in through social media following the news, with many sending thoughts to her handler and her family.

One wrote: "God bless you Molly. Thank you for your wonderful work."

Another comment, said: "Enjoy your life on the other side.

Sending healing prayers to her owner/handler. Love never dies."

"Thoughts are with your family, fly high and run free Molly," another added.

Another wrote: "So sorry to hear of the loss of retired PD Molly. May she leave paw prints on all of your hearts. Duty done Molly, thank you."

"RIP PD Molly super age to get to and biggest well done for all the hard work you did with drugs and that may you rest in peace and sorry to here this," another comment said.

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Publication:Daily Post (Conwy, Wales)
Date:Apr 12, 2019
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