K-9 officer Reese passes away at age 14

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HUMBOLDT COUNTY, Ca. (KIEM) – The Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office lost one very special member of their K-9 force.

Reese passed away on December 1st surrounded by her family and with her handler by her side.

She was 14 years old, and had been working as a K-9 officer for over ten years detecting controlled substances.

During that time she was deployed more than 500 times and alerted officers to thousands of pounds illicit substances, and more than 2.6 million dollars in currency.

Reese’s handler and family ask for people to donate to local no-kill rescues and shelters in her memory.