The Gwinnett County Police Department is mourning the loss of retired K-9 Zeke, who passed away Monday. K-9 Zeke served with the police department from 2013 to 2020 as a narcotics detection K-9 in the Special Investigations Section.
“K-9 Zeke will be missed by everyone who was privileged enough to work with him during his career,” Gwinnett County police said in a statement.
K-9 Zeke had a successful career, making several notable drug seizures, Cpl Collin Flynn said. Throughout his career, Zeke located more than 56 pounds of cocaine, six pounds of fentanyl, 27 pounds of methamphetamine, 10 pounds of heroin and more than 5,000 pounds or marijuana.
Flynn said K-9 Zeke was utilized by several other agencies during his career, including the DEA, FBI, ICE, Homeland Security, GBI and the US Postal Inspectors. After his retirement, K-9 Zeke continued to live with his handler, Cpl. Stanley Jones, and his family.