Sheriff Tom Knight is pleased to announce that the National Police Canine Association (NPCA) has given Deputy Chris Indico the 2012 Case of the Year Award.
Dep. Indico and K9 Zuul responded to Laurel Road and I-75 in pursuit of five armed suspects who robbed Mayor’s Jewelry Store in Westfield Southgate Mall in Sarasota on November 6, 2012. Dep. Indico and Zuul tracked and arrested two of the five suspects who were apprehended near the pond at the PGT Industries facility.
Dep. Indico has been with the sheriff’s office since 2004. K9 Zuul retired this summer after more than six years of service with over 100 apprehensions and is now enjoying his well-earned life of relaxation.