Lock, newest K-9 officer, makes first arrest

Lock, newest K-9 officer, makes first arrest
Lock, K-9 Officer, makes first arrest (Source: Wichita Falls Police Department Facebook)

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (TNN) - Lock, the newest addition to the Wichita Falls Police Department, made his first arrest on Tuesday.

Around 6:30 p.m. Wichita Falls Texas Gang Task Force Unit made a stop on Kell East for a traffic violation.

Desmond Matthews was an occupant of the vehicle and police said he is confirmed to be involved in a street gang.

Desmond Matthews arrested for unlawful carry of a weapon.
Desmond Matthews arrested for unlawful carry of a weapon. (Source: Wichita County inmate roster)

That’s when Lock, the 18-month-old Belgian Malinois, reportedly alerted police there were drugs in the car.

Wichita Falls police said Matthews had a gun fall from his rear and then officers arrested him.

Desmond Matthews was charged with unlawful carrying of a weapon by a felon and remains in the Wichita County Jail.

The WFPD received Lock on the same day.

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