June 25, 2016


Vermilion K-9 Andy remembered as loyal dog who loved to work

VERMILION — They say that a dog is man’s best friend. For former K-9 handler Amherst police Sgt. Mark Cawthon that saying is true. For 14 years, Cawthon trained police dogs Hans, Bandit and Csar. Cawthon formed a strong bond with each of the animals, but when an unexpected illness took the lives of Bandit, Read More…

K-9’s funeral set for today in Vermilion

VERMILION — A preliminary investigation into the cause of death of a Vermilion police dog has been completed. The 4-year-old German shepherd, Andy, was completing training Wednesday evening at the old APEX building, a warehouse and manufacturing building in Sandusky, when he fell and died, according to Capt. Mike Reinheimer. As part of the training, Read More…

Vermilion police dog dies

VERMILION – Vermilion Police K-9 Andy passed away Tuesday after the dog sustained injuries from a training exercise. According to a press release, Andy fell and sustained injuries during a training exercise Tuesday evening. Funeral services will be held Saturday in Vermilion with details being released at a later time. The incident is currently under Read More…