Wyoming

Wyo. Highway Patrol K-9 Wendy retires after eight years of service

WYOMING (KIFI/KIDK) - Wyoming Highway Patrol K-9 Wendy officially retired after eight years of service to the state of Wyoming on On August 21.

Trooper Jeramy Pittsley and K-9 Wendy were stationed out of Cheyenne, Wyoming.

During the course of K-9 Wendy’s career, she was deployed 646 times and sniffed out:

  • 671.4 pounds of Marijuana
  • 123.6 grams of Cocaine
  • 8261.7 grams of Methamphetamine
  • 215.7 grams of other illegal narcotics

Wendy was also responsible for finding five guns that were used in the commission of drug trafficking and helped confiscate $192,552 in currency.

K-9 Wendy plans on living the retired life with Trooper Pittsley lying around and chasing tennis balls.

Trooper Pittsley will be continuing his career as a K-9 handler with the Patrol.

The Wyoming Highway Patrol currently has 10 narcotic and two explosive detection dogs across the state.

 


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