Washington County Sheriff’s Office mourns K-9

Washington County K-9 Brucha dies

Washington County K-9 Brucha dies

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the loss of a beloved K-9.

Sheriff Jeffrey Murphy said Brucha, a 10-year-old German Shepherd has passed away.

She was named in honor of the late Senior Investigator Bruce Hamilton and partnered with her handler, Investigator Travis Earl.

Brucha helped contribute to searches for lost or wanted people and numerous drug arrests.