CITRUS COUNTY, Fla. — The Citrus County Sheriff's Office announced K-9 Anakin is retiring from the force after six-and-a-half years of service with the agency.
K-9 Anakin was used a total of 485 times during his time with the sheriff's office – racking in a total of 28 people located and eight apprehended, according to an agency news release.
Of the 377 vehicle sniffs he completed, the trusty K-9 located narcotics 237 times, altogether seizing:
- 40,591 grams of marijuana
- 1,080 grams of methamphetamine
- 133 grams of heroin
- 853 grams of cocaine
There will be a retirement ceremony on Thursday, Jan. 26, to celebrate the career of the canine.
"We hope you will join us in celebrating the accomplishments of K-9 Anakin and his retirement!" the sheriff's office said in a statement.