A sheriff canine was injured Friday morning after being stabbed during a fight with a violent suspect. Just before 4 a.m., deputies with the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department were sent to the Quick Stop on Paradise Road in Modesto to look into a suspicious person near the store.
The store clerk said he thought a man loitering out front was going to rob the store. After deputies talked to the man, identified as Wesley Brackney, refused to comply with orders. A deputy decided to deploy his canine partner Rocky to arrest Brackney.
As Rocky moved in, Brackney pulled out a knife and started to stab the dog. Deputies were able to take the knife away from Brackney and arrest him.