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Man’s best friend helping officers crack child exploitation cases

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WTVF) — Child exploitation cases are increasing across the country, and detectives are working hard to lock up offenders. “People are sharing it over the internet at rates, you know, 10 or 15 years ago wasn’t possible,” Williamson County Sheriff’s Office Digital Forensic Examiner Paul Lusk explained. Paul Lusk works in the basement…

Williamson County K-9 helps Internet Crimes Task Force indict 15 people over summer

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — It can take as little as a few seconds for an eight-year-old black lab name Remi to sniff out an SD card or even a cell phone. “Remi looks for electronic devices that may be hidden,” said Lee Eaves. Eaves is Remi’s handler The two met four years ago when…

Williamson County police dog helps detect online child sex crimes

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WZTV) — A police dog in Middle Tennessee is responsible for assisting in online child sex crime investigations that led to the indictment of 15 people since the spring. K-9 Officer Remi is Tennessee’s first electronic detection dog. She can locate hidden storage devices that may contain evidence in criminal cases. The Williamson…

‘They have become pretty crafty’: Nashville International Airport K-9 continues to sniff out illegal drugs

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – As thousands of people travel in and out of the Nashville International Airport, not all passengers are there for just a trip. News 2 went digging into the numbers, looking at arrests happening within BNA, and the numbers reveal drug dogs have been staying busy. “The volume of narcotics trafficking is…

Franklin officer Finn returns home after fight for his life

Franklin police officer Sean Finn was treated to an emotional homecoming on Wednesday. He returned to Nashville after battling COVID-19 in a South Florida hospital for 100 days. Family, friends and his Franklin Police Department family were all gathered together as a private jet flying him home finally landed. Finn, 32, caught COVID-19 during the…

COVID-fighting Tennessee police officer home after long stay in South Florida

A Tennessee police officer who’s been battling a nearly fatal case of COVID in South Florida is finally home tonight. Today has been nearly four months in the making for Officer Sean Finn, his wife Lauren, and their daughters Reagan and Caroline. “Surreal, surreal to go home. I’m so ready to see my daughters,” Sean…