Pasco K9 assists in arrest after suspect crashes into patrol car, nearly hit officer and flees

Courtesy: Pasco County Sheriff's Office

Pasco County K9 Star and deputy Kathryn Seper helped locate a suspect who allegedly crashed into a New Port Richey police officer’s patrol car and nearly hit another officer while fleeing from a car dealership on Friday morning. 

The suspect’s vehicle was found parked near a wooded area. 

K9 Star located the subject 100 yards from his vehicle in the woods, where he had been hiding in a patch of bushes.

The suspect was taken into custody and charged with vehicle burglary, aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, fleeing to elude, and hit and run.