SEARCH WARRANT SERVED Metro Drug Unit, SWAT Team Respond To Serve Search Warrant; Pit Bull Shot and Killed
Reported by: Jeff Morris
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Feb. 4, 2013 12:10 PM EST
Updated: Feb. 4, 2013 1:25 PM EST
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, Kanawha County
, West Virginia
An investigation continued Monday after about 20 officers, including members of the Metro Drug Unit and the Charleston Police Department SWAT team, served a search warrant at a home on Pacific Street and shot and killed a pit bull that attacked police.
Sgt. Bill Winkler of the Metro Drug Unit said police were looking for evidence of drug use or distribution of drugs when they served the warrant at 769 Pacific St., off Garrison Avenue. Winkler said officers had to shoot and kill a pit bull that attacked when they entered the residence.
Winkler said police are not releasing at this time what evidence was found at the home. He said a female was at the residence, but she was not arrested. He said no arrests had been made in connection with the case as of noon Monday.
The incident occurred about 8:30 a.m.
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