HBPD K9 sniffs out hidden narcotics


Huntington Beach police arrested a man suspected of drug possession after a K9 sniffed out narcotics hidden in the suspect’s car.

Police at about 11 p.m. Sunday contacted a suspect near Rite Aid in the 5800 block of Warner Avenue, police reported.

Officers solicited the help of a K9 to search the suspect’s vehicle after they found he was carrying methamphetamine.

The K9 alerted officers to additional drugs hidden in a secret compartment in the steering wheel area of the car, police reported.