New Liberty County Bloodhound Team Locates Robbery Suspect

The new Liberty County Sheriff’s Office bloodhound team of Capt. Lonnie Bowman and K-9 Charlie successfully trailed and located their first robbery suspect just days after K-9 Charlie was officially sworn in. On Thursday, July 11, 2019, Liberty County Deputies were called to assist the Hinesville Police Department in pursuit of Jaquay Rackwon Smith, who was a suspect in several Hinesville area robberies. Smith also had numerous outstanding warrants for Aggravated Assault, Theft of a Firearm and Failure to Appear. A short time later, Capt. Bowman and bloodhound Charlie located Smith hiding behind a house and Smith was taken into custody without incident. The Liberty County Sheriff’s Office recently acquired bloodhound Charlie from Scent Evidence K9 to assist in locating not only fleeing suspects, but also missing persons and those with Alzheimer’s Disease or Autism who at risk of wandering. Read More