HPD Receives Big Donation for K9 Unit

October 11th, 2019

HORNELL, NY – The Hornell PD received their first major donation for their planned K9 unit. Strobels Supply pledged $5000 toward the purchase, training and equipment to help get the program rolling.

President and CEO of Strobels Mike Fortuna stated, “Our company is very happy to do this, anything we can do to help remove the bad from the streets is a good thing for our youth and community. I felt that is was a good need and cause and I had no problem donating.”

Police Chief Ted Murray, “Strobels is one of the first businesses to come through with a sizable donation and we really appreciate it. It gives us the ability to put this program together.” Murray said they have a dog currently being trained in Rochester and should be ready by the end of November. “We are now trying to put together a vehicle and cage, then things should be good to go.”

Strobels Supply, located on Industrial Park Road, is a distribution house, transit, and production company doing business nationwide.