VALLEY VIEW, Ohio — The Valley View Police Department is mourning the loss of one of their own Saturday.
K-9 officer Ricco, just 1.5 years old, passed away Friday after a medical condition caused his intestines to flip. He was rushed into emergency surgery, but did not survive.
Officer Ricco work alongside Officer Crumbley and served as a narcotics and tracking K-9.
In a Facebook post, the Newburgh Height Police Department offered their condolences to Officer Crumbley and the rest of the department. K-9 Ricco often assisted the Newburgh Heights Department with calls and OVI checkpoints.