K9 Unit searches McKean County Jail

Press Release:  Stephanie L. Vettenburg-Shaffer, District Attorney & Daniel J. Woods, Sheriff/Warden

Date:  July 2, 2021

District Attorney Stephanie L. Vettenburg-Shaffer reports that on July 2, 2021, at the request of Sheriff/Warden Daniel Woods, officers with the McKean County Drug Task Force, the McKean County Drug Task Force K-9 Officer, the McKean County Jail Staff, and Erie County NY Sheriff K-9 Deputies joined Sheriff Woods in searching the McKean County Prison on Route 6 for illegal narcotics.   Canines with the Task Force and the Erie County NY Sheriff’s Department, specially trained in detecting narcotics, searched the jail and individual cells.  Unannounced searches of the jail is one tool used to ensure safety and security of the facility, inmates and staff.  During today’s search, no narcotics were found.