Drugs discovered inside Polk County Detention Center

Published 12:17 pm Tuesday, July 19, 2022

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K-9 Rudik assists in locating methamphetamine, narcotics inside the jail


COLUMBUS– Last week, deputies from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office discovered approximately 2.4 grams of methamphetamine and other narcotics inside of the Polk County Detention Center.

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Deputies were able to locate the drugs with assistance from K-9 Rudik while conducting rounds during the evening hours of Friday, July 15.


“This is one of the reasons I have added the K-9s to our facility. Our K-9s locating these narcotics may have saved inmates’ lives that could have possibly overdosed” said Sheriff Tim Wright in a statement on Monday regarding the discovered narcotics.