Police K-9 Assists in Arrest of Attleboro Man

Michael Cote of Attleboro was arrested for violating a restraining order and resisting arrest.

Michael Cote. Courtesy Attleboro PD
Michael Cote. Courtesy Attleboro PD
An Attleboro man was arrested Monday night after allegedly he sent Attleboro and State Police on a foot search on that involved a K-9.

Michael Cote, 29, of 43 Belair Ave. was charged with violating a restraining order, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest, according to Attleboro Police Det. Sgt. Arthur Brillon.

Police first responded at 10:10 p.m. Monday, Brillon said.

According to a statement from the Massachusetts State Police, Cote kicked in the door to his ex-girlfriend's house, then fled when he learned she was in the basement and had called 911.

Brillon said police learned Cote was possibly in the Highland Avenue area at approximately 11:40 p.m. With the assistance of State Police and Cumberland Police, Attleboro Police found Cote at 540 Highland Avenue hiding under a red SUV.

State Police said a K-9 named Drago was used in the search.

"Drago tracked through backyards, through the neighborhood, and located the subject hiding underneath a parked car," State Police said.


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