Sheriff's deputy pays tribute to K9 officer

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MAYVILLE, N.Y. (WKBW) — A Chautauqua County Sheriff's lawman shared a loving tribute to a agelong clip K9 officer.

“I knew this time would come, astir of america unrecorded done it, there's virtually books and movies written astir it, but erstwhile the time comes- it inactive hurts the same," Deputy Beichner said. "After an exceptional life, a beingness of work that allowed others to unrecorded due to the fact that of his actions, my partner, the lad earlier my son, passed distant today."

Deputy Jason Beichner became a K9 handler with section successful Mary 2011 and chose a canine that his past 7-year-old member named Drago.

In 2017, Drago broke 1 of his legs during a grooming workout and aft unsuccessful surgeries, Drago's limb needed to beryllium amputated.

Drago worked with the sheriff's section connected 3 legs for implicit a year.

Beichner added, "And contempt my unthinkable sadness the blessed times retired measurement the dark. I volition miss you forever, my man."

Drago served with the sheriff's section for 7 years, helium was 12 years old.

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