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Beloved K-9 Arras passes away

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ALBUQUERQUE - The New Mexico State Police is very sad to announce the passing of K-9 Arras.  K-9 Arras passed away yesterday in Albuquerque from complications related to an unexpected medical event.

He nobly served the State of New Mexico from April 2012 up until his death.

During his service with the Department he was responsible for the seizure of 294 pounds of methamphetamine, 133 pounds of cocaine, eighty-two pounds of heroin and 1,218 pounds of marijuana.

He also apprehended fleeing felons on two separate occasions in his career.

He is survived by handler and friend Sgt. Ronald S. Wood.