The next Weekly Rap Up will be December 30th. Merry Christmas
December 19, 2014
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The next Weekly Rap Up will be December
30th. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
Lt. Patrick Major handing over toys collected
by members at the Plantation Key jail to the
Wesley House for the Holiday Helpers toy
Still selling Christmas trees at the MARC House! Go team!
Phelps and a
group of friends
from Michigan (the
Sisters of the Inner
Sanctum or S.I.S.)
decided to help one
of the families who lost it all in the Marathon fire recently. They made
sure the family would have a Merry Christmas this year.
Members of the Sheriff’s Office joined retired
Lt. Kevin Burgohy’s daughter’s wedding
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Detectives in Upper Keys CIU are really getting in to
the holiday spirit complete with seasonal ties and
Members of the Sheriff’s Office attended a ceremony to
dedicate the Purple Heart Trail to recognize veterans who
are recipients of the prestigious Purple Heart medal.
Headquarters is in the holiday spirit...here is the
first floor hallway, decorated for the season.
Deputy Josh Gordon got wet recently when he
went in the water to make sure no one was in the
submerged vehicle behind him.
Sergeant Detention Deputy
Sergeant Deputy Sheriff
Sergeant Deputy Sheriff
IMS Systems Technician
Detention Records Assistant
Major Detention Deputy
Sergeant Detention Deputy
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Sgt. Linda Mixon and Deputy
Lazaro Valdes, celebrating
The annual Leadership Monroe bike drive collected 98 bikes for
kids this year. Thanks to all who helped with this effort. Special
thanks to the following: Pam Albury, All Keys Gas, Jo Socha, Waste
Management, Boondocks, Parmer’s Resort, DJ’s Clam Shack,
Teamsters Local 769, Aramark, Armor, Doug and Sue Harrison,
Keefe, ICSolutions, Keys Federal Credit Union, Eric Griffin, Kim
Jones, Debra Mason, Gretchen Holland, Mac Consulting and
Services, Jeff Olsen and Touchpay, the entire MCSO team and
a special thanks to the Bureau of Corrections for all their effort.
Special shout out to Nestor and Alex in maintenance for teaching
the inmates a new skill as they put together bike after bike.
From Sgt. Linda Mixon: On Thursday Lt. Patrick Major,
Corrections Officer Denise Dery and Deputy James
Hager unloaded hundreds of toys for the holiday helpers
giveaway in Marathon. I want to thank them for their
consistent commitment to our community and to the
Holiday Helpers program. I especially want to thank Lt.
Major for transporting them all from Key West to Marathon.
You’ve all helped give Christmas to over 200 local families.
On the right, Greg Konrath of Marathon Garbage
Service, donates $500 to Holiday Helpers.
The Shriners in Marathon donate $500 to Holiday Helpers.
On the left, Bill Wilkinson and on the left, Bill Schneider
with Sgt. Linda Mixon.
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Ringing in the Holidays for the Salvation Army
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Sheriff’s Animal Farm Christmas Event
Thanks to everyone who helped out with this event, and
everyone who attended!
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Marathon held their annual formal inspection last Friday at the Marathon Hanger. Everyone passed with flying colors,
despite Major Caputo’s efforts to the contrary....and they all feasted together afterward.
Over the weekend
Sgt Maison, Deputy
Gonzalez and Deputy
some time talking
to children at 240
Sombrero in Marathon. Deputies talked about
staying in school,
getting good grades
and gun safety. Sgt
Maison also played basketball with the kids. The kids got to see a patrol car a
were given honorary junior sheriff badges, pens and pencils.
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Capt. Gene Thompson and Lt.
Derek Paul spent some time this
week taking down political signs
which were still up from the
TEAMSTERS LOCAL UNION NO. 769
IS HELPING FIGHT HUNGER !
PLEASE COLLECT YOUR NON-PERISHABLE ITEMS FOR TEAMSTERS LOCAL 769
3RD ANNUAL FLORIDA KEYS FOOD DRIVE.
100% OF THE PROCEEDS WILL GO TO THE SALVATION ARMY OF
KEY WEST, FLORIDA
(The Items that are collected in the Florida Keys stay in the Florida Keys)..
PLEASE SPEAK WITH YOUR SHOP STEWARD OR CONTACT YOUR BUSINESS
AGENT TO BRING THE ITEMS TO YOUR WORK SITE LOCATION.
YOUR LOCAL UNION RAISED OVER 20,000 MEALS LAST YEAR
FROM ORLANDO TO KEY WEST, FLORIDA FOR
FEEDING SOUTH FLORIDA
All items must be turned in by
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BBQ COOKOUT $5
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2015
1:00PM – 10:00PM
BAG OF CHIPS AND
100694 OVERSEAS HIGHWAY
MILE MARKER 100.7 (Next to Tower of Pizza)
FOR INFO, PLEASE CALL 954-394-2676
ALL PROCEEDS WILL BENEFIT THE
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
RELAY FOR LIFE!
JOIN THE FIGHT AGAINST CANCER
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The Florida Highway Patrol cordially invites you to the first quarterly Law
Enforcement Luncheon of 2015.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Prime Rib, Salad, Vegetables
Trumbo Palms Restaurant
Fly Navy Building, Key West, Florida
Topic: Current Law Enforcement Trends and Employee Safety
All attendees MUST RSVP to Kathleen McKinney
([email protected]) or Phyllis Reilly,
([email protected]) or call 305-289-2602
No later than January 14, 2015
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Sheriff’s Yard Sale
January 3, 2015
Proceeds to benefit
Who: Monroe County Sheriff’s Office
When: January 3, 2015 8-2
Where: Sheriff’s Cudjoe Gardens Substation
Mile Marker 21
What: Unclaimed and seized property from
the Sheriff’s Office
Why: To benefit MARC and the ReMARCable
citizens of the Florida Keys.
Looking for Volunteers to work yard sale
set up, sales, and customer service.
Looking for donations to sell. Bring all
donations to Headquarters by December 24,
2014 or you can drop them off at the
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