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.
Yogiâ??s handler is Deputy Matt Jerome, a 10 year veteran of the Sheriffâ??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.