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      Grand Traverse County Sheriff's Office mourning loss of K-9

      Yogi, a long-time K-9 member of the Grand Traverse County Sheriff's Office, died Monday from an illness.

      Yogi, a long-time K-9 member of the Grand Traverse County Sheriff's Office, died Monday from an illness.

      The 7-year-old German Shepherd specialized in narcotics detection, tracking missing people, searches and helping in arrests.

      Yogi??s handler is Deputy Matt Jerome, a 10 year veteran of the Sheriff??s Office. Yogi lived with Deputy Jerome and his family since his arrival in Traverse City on November, 2008.

      The Grand Traverse County Sheriff's Office has two additional K-9 officers.