Criminal Interdiction Unit
K9 Xavier served as a member of the Florida Highway Patrol Criminal Interdiction Unit from December 1994 through December 1997. He was assigned to Trooper Brian Creech, stationed on the Florida Turnpike, in St. Lucie County. In May 1996, K9 Xavier and his handler graduated from the first Florida Highway Patrol K9 Patrol Dog School.
K9 Xavier was responsible for several fugitive arrests and seized thousands of dollars worth of U.S. Currency and illegal drugs. He also assisted the Drug Enforcement Administration, the United States Custom Service, Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and other local agencies in drug and currency seizures. K9 Xavier’s largest seizure was 1,274 pounds of marijuana concealed in a trailer of onions.
K9 Xavier passed away in 2000