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Medina County Sheriff's Office 'heartbroken' after K-9 Blek passes away

Blek served in the Medina County Sheriff's Office for nearly a decade.

MEDINA, Ohio — The Medina County's Sheriff's Office is mourning the loss of their K-9 Blek after he passed away from a 'brief illness' last week.

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Blek served in the sheriff's office for almost ten years. He was trained in illegal narcotic detection, tracking, handler protection, and suspect apprehension, according to the department.

"K9 Blek had an amazing career with multiple narcotic and suspect seizures and he was wonderfully engaging at community events," the Medina County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post Thursday. "K9 Blek will be missed by his handler and his family, as well as the rest of the MCSO family."

After serving Medina County for nearly a decade the Medina County Sheriff's Office is heartbroken to announce the...

Posted by Medina County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, August 24, 2023

Blek was 10 years old when he passed away.

Thank you for your service, Blek.

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