After six years with the Ocean County Sheriff’s Office, Stosh is at the height of his career -- he’s busted drug dealers and found large amounts of narcotics in cars.
But because the German Shepard was trained on detecting marijuana and small amounts of the drug are now legal in New Jersey, Stosh got the pink slip.
He and three other K-9s in the Ocean County Sheriff’s Office were fired-- or sent to early retirement.
“They all have marijuana in them. So they're pretty much very limited in their capacity right now,” Investigator James Riley told NBC10 as he stood next to Brutus, a 9-year-old German Shepard narcotics dog.