- Name: Wes
- Specialty: Explosives Detection/Search Enhanced Evidence K-9 (S.E.E.K.)
- Breed: Labrador Retriever
- Color: Black
- Sex: Male
- Weight: 64 pounds
- Birthday: March 12, 2013
- Training: ATF National Canine Center, Front Royal, VA
- Handler: Special Agent Canine Handler Clifford Sutton
- Location: Seattle Field Division
He is also an ATF Search Enhanced Evidence K-9 (S.E.E.K.)able to work off leash up to 150 yards away from his handler and detect more than 19,000 distinct odors. K-9 Wes started his training with the New York Puppies Behind Bars foundation.
In his off-time, K-9 Wes loves taking a dive into the waters of the Great Pacific Northwest which includes the multiple rivers, oceans and lakes. K-9 Wes also loves his new toys, a good game of tug of war, and is always up for an adventure.
The local Pierce County police contacted ATF for assistance on investigation a murder in Pierce County, Washington. SACH Sutton and K-9 Wes responded to the request and conducted a search for evidence.
K-9 Wes recovered the firearm that was a ballistics match to the weapon used in the homicide.