According to the Pasco Sheriff’s Office:
On 2/24/18 K9 Deputy Carmack pursued a stolen Ford Expedition. The vehicle crashed into a telephone pole on Denton Avenue. The driver then fled on foot and K9 Shep was deployed to apprehend him. As Deputy Carmack was attempting to catch K9 Shep and the driver, the passenger exited the vehicle in an attempt to flee. The passenger was quickly detained by Deputy Carmack.
Deputy Carmack made the passenger run with him to locate K9 Shep and the driver. While running Deputy Carmack observed the driver dragging K9 Shep further onto the property, continuing his attempt to flee. The driver gave up when Deputy Carmack caught up with him. He was arrested without further incident.