K-9 Officer Bruno helps UCPD make drug arrest

UNION CITY, Ind. – A Greenville man is jailed after K-9 Officer Bruno sniffed out drugs during a traffic stop on Friday in Union City.

The Union City PD conducted a traffic stop near South Street and Walnut Street. Officers identified Jerry Kaufhold (52) of Greenville as the driver. K9 Bruno was deployed and detected narcotics in the vehicle, leading to a search that uncovered methamphetamine.

Kaufhold was arrested and is now in custody at the Randolph County Sheriff’s Jail for Possession of Drugs (methamphetamine).

The Union City Police Department is steadfast in our mission to remove drugs from our streets and hold those accountable who possess them. Together, we work tirelessly to keep our community safe.

About Officer Bruno

Bruno is a Belgian Malinois and has been serving the Union City community for the past several years. He too is responsible for several seizures of drugs off the streets of our community. We are thankful for the services that K-9 Bruno provides to our community and to the communities in the surrounding area. We are very appreciative of the supporters of our K-9 program. Without donations, we wouldn’t be able to operate our K-9 program at no cost to the taxpayers!