Lando is a German Shepherd and Belgian Malinois mix who was born in Europe.
He came to the Department in 1998 and is a four-time medal winner in the 2000 Police K-9 Games and has consistently placed in the top 5 in the National Narcotic Detector Dog Association (NNDDA) competitions, man-work, obedience, and over-all qualifications.
The affidavit said Taylor High School Principal Andrew Maddox contacted the Taylor Police Department on March 29 about the possible relationship.
He told officers that he did not have much information, but he had heard it from several students.
The affidavit also said another staff member had heard about the relationship from students while trying to resolve an issue between softball players.
Officers interviewed three softball team members, and two of them said the victim told them the relationship with Lucas was sexual.
In a letter sent home to parents, Maddox said he was “shocked and dismayed” at the “disturbing” allegations.
The Harker Heights Police Department's K-9 team consists of Officer Guerra/K9 Lando.The other student said she only heard about the encounters according to the affidavit.The affidavit said one of the players confronted Lucas about the relationship, in which Lucas confessed.Officer Guerra is recognized among her peers as one of the top K-9 handlers in the Nation.Officer Guerra serves as a guest instructor for K-9 training when her schedule allows.