Family Of Fallen Minco Soldier To Bid On His Companion K-9 - News9.com - Oklahoma City, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports |

NEWS

Family Of Fallen Minco Soldier To Bid On His Companion K-9

Posted: Updated:
Sgt. Mycal Prince worked for the Minco Police Department and started training a German Sheppard named Bayca, when the animal was just a puppy. Sgt. Mycal Prince worked for the Minco Police Department and started training a German Sheppard named Bayca, when the animal was just a puppy.
MINCO, Oklahoma -

An animal goes on the Auction Block in Minco. It's a police K-9, whose trainer and handler was killed in Afghanistan in 2011.

9/26/2011 Related Story: Minco Police Officer And National Guard Soldier Remembered

Sgt. Mycal Prince worked for the Minco Police Department and started training a German Sheppard named Bayca, when the animal was just a puppy.

Mycal Prince's family now wants to buy Bayca from the Minco Police Department.

The money will allow the Minco Police Department the chance to buy a new police K-9, that would be handled by a new K-9 officer who started in December.

"I have peace with her," said Surana Prince about Bayca. "I think she'd be helpful to not only me, but my children too."

But since Bayca is considered government property, the city will accept sealed bids for the animal.

"You can't just sell it of give it to someone, it has to be declared surplus and we will put it up for bid," said Minco Mayor Watson Mitchell.

Mayor Mitchell does not think there will be any other bidders. The Minco City Council will also take the animal's welfare into consideration before making a final decision on March 4.

Special Features

iPhone App

Get breaking news, weather, sports & video directly on your iPhone.

Mobile Alerts

Get breaking news, headlines, weather alerts & more on your cell phone.

Radars

See where weather is happening using our live interactive radars.

Classifieds

Use our free classifieds to find the things you need or sell your items.

TV Schedule

Need to know what's on TV? Check out our television schedule.

Live Radar

ESP Interactive
Powered by WorldNow
News 9
7401 N. Kelley Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
OKLAHOMA CITY'S OWN TM
Oklahoma's Own News9.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state including Oklahoma City's Own.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014, WorldNow and KWTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.