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K-9 deputies locate 3 car thieves in Pinellas

Pinellas County

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office released helicopter video of K-9 deputies locating grand theft auto suspects.

The sheriff’s office said the incident occurred after a man recently fled from a traffic stop.

When deputies responded to the scene, they saw three men running between houses.

Deputy Brissett and K-9 Cairo were deployed. They located a track going north into backyards in the area.
Cairo found two of the suspects hiding in the carport of one of the homes.

K-9 Taco and Corporal Aitken then jumped in help, assisting by finding the third suspect in the woods.

All three were charged with grand theft auto and resisting arrest without violence.

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