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Fountain PD, K-9, round up criminals


Last updated 1/25/2022 at 2:19pm

Fountain Police Department

K-9 Officer Moody has been with the Fountain Police Department since 2020. Moody is named after former City Marshal John 'Jack' Lindamood, who was shot and killed when he interrupted a burglary in progress at the First National Bank of Fountain in 1921.

Fountain Police had a busy weekend that resulted in a few arrests of note, including one incident in which a K-9 officer was instrumental in detecting meth in a suspect's vehicle.

On Friday, Jan. 21, at approximately 9:30 p.m., FPD officers performed a traffic stop in the area of Southmoor Drive and Lovitt Lane, for a moving violation. While officers were on the traffic stop, they requested the assistance of K-9 Moody.

Once on scene, K-9 Moody gave a positive alert and officers subsequently located suspected methamphetamine. The driver was identified as 40-year-old Brian Morrill. Morrill w...

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