ROMULUS, Mich. -- Officials say a German Shepherd that formerly worked on bomb-sniffing duty in Washington, D.C., has been recaptured after escaping on arrival in the Detroit area.
WWJ-AM reports the dog named Arco ran away in Romulus after arriving Monday night on a cargo flight to Detroit Metropolitan Airport from Tucson, Ariz., and being let out of a crate to go to the bathroom.
Nadine Karsevar runs an organization that rehabilitates dogs and says the dog was making the trip to Michigan to a new home.
The Detroit News and the Detroit Free Press say police in the Detroit suburb recaptured the dog Tuesday. Arco bit two people and is being held for tests.