|Newly Minted K9 Ghost Gets First Capture|
Story by The Oregon Herald Staff
|Published on Thursday January 21, 2021 - 1:25 AM|
On January 20, 2021 at approximately 1:00 PM Deputy Akin and K9 Ghost answered a request for assistance from the Lincoln City Police Department near the 2600 block of NW Lincoln City. When Deputy Akin arrived, he learned a male identified as Nicholas A. Ballentine age 32 of Lincoln City was seen by LCPD Officers. Mr. Ballentine had felony warrants for his arrest and fled from the Lincoln City Officers.
Deputy Akin and K9 Ghost immediately went to work tracking. K9 Ghost gave positive indicators he was hot on the trail of Mr. Ballentine. After a short time tracking, Mr. Ballentine was spotted and began to run from the team. The team announced the presence and use of K9 Ghost and Mr. Ballentine surrendered without further incident.