Deputy, tow truck driver honored for rescue assistance

2014-01-10T12:41:00Z 2014-01-10T12:52:07Z Deputy, tow truck driver honored for rescue assistanceLesly Bailey | Times Correspondent
January 10, 2014 12:41 pm  • 

LAPORTE | LaPorte County Sheriff’s Deputy Rashaun Sinclair and Leonard Petrone of John's Garage in Wanatah were recently recognized at a LaPorte County Sheriff’s Department merit board meeting for saving the life of a man in December.

Deputy Sinclair, who was off-duty, and Petrone came across a traffic crash where an unresponsive driver was located.

Deputy Sinclair and Petrone performed CPR on Leonard Marks Jr., 72, of Hanna.

LaPorte County Sheriff Mike Mollenhauer said at the time of the rescue how the incident highlights the need for and importance of take-home police vehicles.

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