Two LCSO K-9 teams win awards in regional competition

Robert Perea, The Fernley Reporter

Two Lyon County Sheriff’s Office K-9 teams won awards at the first regional K-9 event held this past Saturday at Fuji Park in Carson City. The 28 dog teams from eight different agencies in Northern Nevada competed in four events, including drug detection, explosive detection, agility and suspect apprehension. Lyon County’s K-9 Borris and deputy Hawley placed second in agility, while K-9 Blady and deputy Galvin placed third in agility.

Overall winners were:

Detection – Narcotics:


1st – K-9 Drax & Officer Jones (Reno)

2nd – K-9 Blue & Deputy Pullen (Carson)

3rd – K-9 Rone & Officer Schwartl (Reno)

Detection – Explosives:

1st – K-9 Orcan & Officer Dunbar (Reno Airport)

2nd – K-9 Duke & Officer Perthel (Nevada State Police)


1st – K-9 Ava & Deputy Harris (Washoe)

2nd – K-9 Borris & Deputy Hawley (Lyon)

3rd – K-9 Blady & Deputy Galvin (Lyon)


1st – K-9 Benny & Deputy Windsor (Douglas)

2nd – K-9 Drax & Officer Jones (Reno)

3rd – K-9 Ava & Deputy Harris (Washoe)

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