Roseville Police K-9 Tasco Dies of Apparent Infection
The Roseville Police department lost a K-9 officer this weekend.
Police say Tasco died Friday, July 27, due to an apparent bacterial infection around his heart.
Tasco was brought to the University of Minnesota Veterinary Hospital by his partner, Officer Tom Gray, after Gray noticed Tasco was lethargic and running a temperature.
Tasco began working with the Roseville Police Department in June 2006 and was named “Top Dog” in his training class. He worked as both a patrol dog and in the narcotics detection division.