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Andrew Bergh
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February 13, 2009

Andrew Bergh: Dog's sniff search turns out to be illegal

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K-9 units, which are trained to detect the odor of illegal drugs, excel at what they do.

Want a testimonial? Just ask Joseph Neth, who was convicted of a felony drug charge thanks to a police dog's sensitive sniffer. The canine's hard work was all for naught, however, as Neth's conviction was eventually overturned on a technicality.

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