Canine helps apprehend a wanted man

BARTHOLOMEW CO. – Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department Canine Officer Frizko helped officers apprehend a wanted man Tuesday night.

According to the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department, deputies were called to a home in the 12000 block of South County Road 330 East at about 11:07 p.m. Tuesday. Deputies say they saw 39-year-old Michael Coleman, of Columbus looking through a window of the home. Coleman was wanted on an outstanding Bartholomew County warrant.


Coleman refused to follow deputies’ orders to exit the home, so officers deployed the department canine Frizko to find Coleman.

The dog apprehended Coleman and he was transported to the Bartholomew County Jail on a charge of resisting arrest as well as the outstanding warrant.