New Ulm K9 Booker sniffs out drugs in truck 02 Oct 18

The New Ulm Police Department’s K9 Booker was used over the weekend to smell out drugs in the truck of a Cyrus Man. New Ulm Police responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle near the area of 100 South Minnesota Street in New Ulm on Sunday. When the officer arrived, he saw 28-year-old Cole Sellner make a serious of quick moves like he was stashing something. The officer informed Sellner that he would have his K9 partner Booker do a sniff of the truck. K9 Booker then sat near the rear driver’s side door indicating the odor of a narcotic. Police found a phone case that had a green leafy substance, believed to be marijuana inside of it, they also found a dime bag that contained the same substance and another bag containing 4 prescription pills. They also located a coin purse that had a deactivated credit card and a trimmed piece of straw, tools commonly associated with snorting drugs. They also found multiple cell phones, dime bags, and a scale, which are all used by individuals selling narcotics. Sellner is facing to counts of drug possession charges and one count of possessing drug paraphernalia.