PD Kira Locates Suspected Dangerous Driver Hiding in a Billingham Park
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PC Lambert and Police Dog Kira were patrolling the Billingham area last night (24th Oct) when a vehicle was sighted driving dangerously and failed to stop for them.
Following a pursuit, the vehicle was abandoned on the A19, near to Billingham Beck Country Park and the occupants fled. PD Kira was released to find the occupants of the vehicle with the help of the drone team.
Soon after, PD Kira managed to sniff out several items reportedly belonging to one of the occupants (a few bags of cannabis) and located the male (the driver).
The male aged 15 was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving, burglary, possession with intent to supply and several other driving offences. He remains in custody.
The vehicle turned out to be stolen and was seized.
Two further males aged 15 and 18 were later arrested on suspicion of burglary dwelling and remain in custody.