Hillsboro Police Dept.
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News Release
K9 Billy (Photo) - 12/05/17

It's with great sadness that we share the loss of Hillsboro Police K9 Billy this morning.

K9 Billy and his handler, Officer Zaugg were involved in a traffic crash this evening at TV HWY and Century Blvd.

At 10:38 p.m.(12/04/17) Officer Zaugg was traveling west bound on TV Hwy approaching the Century Blvd intersection. A vehicle traveling east bound made a left turn onto Century Blvd, striking the patrol vehicle.

Officer Zaugg received minor injuries, however, K9 Billy suffered massive trauma and did not survive the injuries.

The Washington County CART is handling this investigation. The driver of the remained on the scene. No citations have been issued at this point. This case is still under investigation.

Attached Media Files: BILLY.jpg