Bartlesville, OK – Bartlesville police think drug dog was poisoned
BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (AP) Bartlesville police say a preliminary report indicates their agency's drug dog might have been poisoned.
The 3-year-old dog known as "Cooper" was euthanized last Monday after his partner, officer Troy Newell, noticed the animal had been lethargic. The dog had been examined by a local veterinarian and a Tulsa animal clinic and diagnosed with advanced kidney failure.
Sapulpa, OK – Part of Route 66 dedicated to Okla. cop, father
SAPULPA, Okla. (AP) A portion of State Highway 66 in Sapulpa has been dedicated in honor of a police officer who died with his father while responding to a call.
The ceremony marking a section of the road as the Officer Larry W. Cantrell and Mr. Charles L. Cantrell Memorial Highway was held Sunday. The 34-year-old officer was responding to a backup call from another officer on July 30, 2005, when he died in an accident. His 59-year-old was riding with him.