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Unmarked JPSO police car with K-9, firearm inside stolen in Metairie

A JPSO spokesperson said that the SUV and the dog were found a couple hours later.

JEFFERSON PARISH, La. — 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.

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