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Deschutes County Search and Rescue K-9 Team to assist with Washington State search efforts

 

DATE: April 4, 2014

 

BY: Lt. Scott Shelton

Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office

Search and Rescue Coordinator

 

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office will deploy a K-9 Search team to the community of Oso in the foothills the Cascade Moutains, Northeast of Seattle.

 

Deschutes County Sheriff Larry Blanton has been in contact with Snohomish County Sheriff Sheriff’s Office and has offered the assistance of the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue team and staff.

 

In support of the ongoing search efforts in the devastated community of Oso, Deschutes County SAR K-9 “meg” her handler and a flanker will be deployed to the area on Friday April 4, 2014. The team will be deployed for approximately 5 days.

 

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office will continue to offer assistance to our neighbors in Washington as long as the search continues.

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