Police Dog Finds Suspect Hiding in Garbage Can

'Great work, Falco!'
By Michael Harthorne,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 22, 2016 3:56 PM CST
A wanted suspect couldn't hide from Falco the police dog despite his smelly choice of hiding place.   (Facebook)

(Newser) – Ah, the sweet smell of justice. Or is that garbage? A Fargo police dog named Falco helped the North Dakota Highway Patrol track down an elusive suspect early Friday morning, according to a post on the Fargo Police Department's Facebook page. Falco and his nose led troopers from the interstate to a residential neighborhood, where they located the wanted man hiding inside a garbage can. Police say the suspect had run off from a traffic stop. And we here at Newser echo the sentiments of Fargo PD: "Great work, Falco!" (Read more North Dakota stories.)

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