LEWISBURG — The Lewisburg Police Department recently brought some new additions on to its team.
New K-9 Zeke has just finished eight weeks of training through the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ academy and graduated May 4. Zeke is 13 months old and is from the Czech Republic, according to LPD officials, he is obedient and trained on narcotics odors.
Zeke’s training officer, Corporal Anrdrew Johnson stated, “He is a 55-pound ball of energy; he’s a lot different from Apollo.” Apollo is the department’s previous dog.
The LPD is excited to show Zeke to the community. He has already begun working since his graduation.
The second new employee for the police department is Jacob Issacs. Issacs is a Tri-County North graduate and graduated from the police academy in November. Issacs is taking a part-time position with the LPD. He was approved by the village council on the recommendation of Chief Rick McGee, and took his oath on Thursday, May 5, at the village council meeting.