POLK COUNTY, Fla. -- A Polk County Sheriff's Office K-9 deputy stayed true to his animal nature when he successfully located a suspect named David Wayne Bone on Tuesday.
PCSO posted the story of the serendipitous encounter between "Mr. Bone" and K-9 Triton on Thursday.
>According to the Facebook post, Triton was doing his day job with Dep. Seth Morozowski when they responded to a an outstanding felony warrant call at Bone's home at 4079 Godwin Street in Mulberry.
Deputies were given consent to search the home by a resident, Patricia Lamely, and gave several warnings for Bone to surrender.
Bone, 32, attempted to flee from Triton and Morozowski into a room with attic access. According to the arrest affidavit, Bone was in the attic hiding from authorities. Triton found Bone, who then surrendered peacefully to deputies.
Deputies also found a water pipe in plain view which tested positively for cannabis. Another resident, Angela Sexton, claimed it was her bong and said "I thought weed was legal now." Sexton was placed under arrest and charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
The suspect complied with deputies and was brought into custody. Bone was transported to Polk County Jail on charges of possession of methamphetamine, marijuana possession and possession of drug paraphernalia. He has been released on bond.
Five others, including Sexton, who were also in the house were also arrested on various charges.
"No bones about it, this was a great capture," PCSO wrote.