K-9 helps track down DUI suspect in Henry County

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HENRY COUNTY, Tenn. — A dog is getting credit for tracking down a suspect accused of fleeing during a traffic stop. According to a report from the Henry County Sheriff’s Office, Donald Johnson, 37, of Paris, ran away from his vehicle during an April 4 traffic stop in Buchanan for suspected DUI. An officer and a K-9 named Droid tracked down Johnson, who had fled 250 to 300 yards into a wooded area and was hiding behind a tree stump, according to the report. Johnson made a sudden movement, and Droid bit him in the buttocks, the report states. Johnson faces charges including DUI and resisting stop and frisk. He was taken to the Henry County Medical Center for blood work for the DUI and also for the bite from the K-9.

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