Golder Ranch honors OV police heroes - Tucson Local Media: News

Golder Ranch honors OV police heroes

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Wednesday, April 27, 2011 3:00 am

Life-saving efforts by first responders from the Oro Valley Police Department were recognized April 20 by officials from the Golder Ranch Fire District. During the Oro Valley Town Council meeting, the four police officers – Cmdr. Jason Larter, Sgt. Carmen Trevizo, Officer Simon Emidy and Officer Matt Roth – were presented with Golder Ranch’s Golden Axe Award for actions they took March 16 to save a citizen’s life during a motor vehicle accident near Lambert and La Cholla.

The four rescued an elderly woman from a handicap-equipped van that had run off the road and landed on hay bales, which caught on fire.

The Golden Axe Award was created in 2001 to recognize Golden Ranch fire personnel who go above and beyond the call of duty. This marks the first time the award has been given to individuals outside the Golder Ranch Fire District.

© 2014 Tucson Local Media. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

More about

More about

More about

Welcome to the discussion.

Featured Videos

Catalina Bighorn Sheep Releases

Arizona Game and Fish released 30 Bighorn Sheep in a 2-Day period into the Catalina Mountains ...

More Featured Videos
Spacer4px

Online poll

Loading…

Follow us on Facebook