October 8, 2015
A Sparks Police dog is being called a hero tonight after locating a suspect last night in the 10th street area of Sparks.
Sparks Police say they responded to a call involving a passenger in a car waiving a fire arm to another driver. The suspect Stephen Goins, as found on 10th street and D and was asked to get out of the car.
Goins did get out police day,but got back into his car and drove off.
That's when "Rocky" a Sparks Police dog was sent to find Goins.
Sparks Police say Goins was bitten and received some minor injuries when the dog located him hiding in the backyard of a residence.
Police found a gun, ammunition and illegal drugs in his vehicle.
Goins received medical care and was taken to Washoe County Jail.
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