Sheriff’s Office adds new K-9


Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputy Rod Robbins orders his new K-9 partner, Yago, to lay down at the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday, Nov. 21.

Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputy Rod Robbins orders his new K-9 partner, Yago, to lay down at the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday, Nov. 21.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Yargo demonstrates his crime stopping bite during demonstration at the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday, Nov. 21.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

SIDNEY — The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office welcomed its newest K-9 officer for his first day of patrol this week.

A press release from the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office states Deputy Rod Robbins’s first day of patrol with his new K-9 partner, Yago, was Wednesday, Nov. 21.

The Sheriff’s Office purchased Yago, the 18-month-old Shepherd from Von der Haus Gill German Shepherds & Police K-9 Academy for $7,300.

Robbins has been a K-9 officer for 13 years and recently completed four weeks of training with Yago. The team, Robbins and Yago, certified in the police K-9 patrol and narcotics detection on Tuesday, Nov. 20, as prescribed by the Ohio Peace Officers Training Academy, the release said. Yago is a multipurpose dog, trained in the apprehension of subjects, tracking, and article search and narcotics detection.

Robbins and Yago joins the Sheriff’s Office’s other K-9 team of Deputy Frank Bleigh and Colt in patrolling Shelby County.

Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputy Rod Robbins orders his new K-9 partner, Yago, to lay down at the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday, Nov. 21.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2018/11/web1_SDN112218K9Officer1.jpgShelby County Sheriff’s Deputy Rod Robbins orders his new K-9 partner, Yago, to lay down at the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday, Nov. 21. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Yargo demonstrates his crime stopping bite during demonstration at the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday, Nov. 21.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2018/11/web1_SDN112218K9Officer2.jpgYargo demonstrates his crime stopping bite during demonstration at the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday, Nov. 21. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News