2/16/23 Jefferson Parish, LA – A JPSO Ford Explorer Was Stolen With A Police Dog And Firearm Inside – The K9 And Firearm Found Later That Night

February 16, 2023


An unmarked Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office unit with a police dog and firearm inside was stolen in Metairie Thursday night.

According to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, the unmarked police unit is a black, 2014 Ford Explorer. It was stolen around 6 p.m. near the intersection of West Esplanade and Severn in Metairie.

A JPSO spokesperson confirmed that a police K-9 and a firearm were inside the car.

The K-9 officer and the SUV were both found later that night, according to JPSO.