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Dog's Nose for Drugs Lands Macungie Man in Jail

Police canine sniffs out marijuana during investigation of domestic disturbance, report says.

Sammy, the Macungie police dog, has a nose for trouble that led to a recent arrest, according to .

Police said they were called to a Vine Street residence at 3:15 p.m. Feb. 19 to investigate a domestic disturbance. Once there, police said Sammy was used to search the residence. The dog sniffed out an undisclosed amount of marijuana.

Police said they charged Mark Girodo, whom records show is 54 and lives at 980 Vine St., with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

In another Macungie incident, police said that one or more vandals damaged "One Way" signs overnight Feb. 15 at the entrance and exit of the parking lot at the , 51 West End Trail. No value was given for the damage.

Jackie Romig February 29, 2012 at 07:40 PM
Way to go Sammy!!!
Robert Sentner February 29, 2012 at 09:38 PM
Great job Sammy and your handler !!!!!!!!!! and Rick really ??? How many thousand of dollars were stolen for this fascist excercise. probally not nearly as many as the 1000's of dollars that the Mayor wasted on his witch hunt. Hmmmmm Rick.
Robert Sentner February 29, 2012 at 09:40 PM
probably...sorry
Jackie Romig February 29, 2012 at 11:23 PM
@Rick....illegal is illegal. I, for one, appreciate the great job our police department does in keeping our Borough safe from law breakers! FYI, a great percentage of the K9 unit in our town is funded by donations. Keep up the great job Sammy!

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