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Newburgh Police K-9 Rex Retires

Last updated on Wednesday, October 23, 2013

(NEWBURGH) - The Newburgh Police Department has just announced K9 Rex’s retirement.

As of October 14, 2013, K9 Rex is a civilian.

The Police department says during Rex's tenure, he was instrumental in the arrests of several subjects for felony arrests.

They say he also took several thousands of dollars of illegal narcotics off the street.

K9 Rex will now "enjoy his retirement being a typical pet to Sgt. Bailey."

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