SAR presents Commendation medals to local law enforcement

RECEIVED COMMENDATION–Three local officers were recently honored for rescuing a woman earlier this year. Pictured at the presentation are: Deputy Jonathan Barbour, Steeleville Police Chief Jim Zidler, Sgt. Justin Baker, Lewis & Clark Chapter President Dan Crafton and Officer Chase Usher.

The Lewis & Clark Chapter of the Illinois Society of Sons of the American Revolution recently presented Law Enforcement Commendation medals and certificates to a Randolph County deputy sheriff and two Steeleville police officers.

The chapter presented the awards to Deputy Jonathan Barbour, Sgt. Justin Baker and Officer Chase Usher for their roles in rescuing a woman trapped in a burning car after an accident on Rockcastle Road on Jan. 21.

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