Barrera to accept keys to cruiser, lake substation


Highland County Sheriff Donnie Barrera will accept the keys to both a police cruiser and to space for a new Sheriff’s Substation at Rocky Fork Lake on Thursday, Feb. 16 at 10 a.m. at Rockhold-Brown Bank’s Northshore Drive location.

As reported by The Times-Gazette last week, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office is donating a cruiser to be used to patrol the lake area as part of the Rocky Fork Lake Area Safety and Advancement Project (RFL-ASAP).

“Thanks to generous donations by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department and Rockhold-Brown Bank, we now have additional tools to address hot spot crime in the Rocky Fork Lake community,” said LuAnn Winkle, RFL-ASAP site coordinator in a press release. “These tools will have a measurable impact on reducing crime and improving the quality of life of Rocky Fork Lake residents.”

The lake project is funded through a grant awarded to the Board of Highland County Commissioners from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance.

The public is invited to attend the key exchange event.


The Times-Gazette

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