A police K-9 named Rocky helped apprehend a local man who was attempting to flee local police Monday afternoon.

According to Galloway Township Police, Egg Harbor City Police Officers witnessed an alleged hand-to-hand drug transaction between Travis Wilson, 24, of Port Republic and another person. Officers attempted to apprehend Wilson, but he fled the scene in his vehicle.

A pursuit ended when Wilson crashed his vehicle at the corner of Leipzig Avenue and Cologne Avenue in Galloway.  Wilson fled on foot, but was eventually tracked down and caught by Rocky and his human partner.

Wilson is being held in the Atlantic County Jail on numerous charges.

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