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Sheriff Stacy Weber

Lee County Sheriff's Office

The Lee County Sheriff's Office is adding a new emergency response unit. Sheriff Stacy Weber said three sworn officers are becoming certified divers.

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Lee County Sheriff Deputy Uriah Wheatley described his new partner, Gunner, as "spunky" on the job and "chill" after hours. Gunner is a black German Shepard, and the two put on a display of their abilities following the recent Lee County Board meeting at the county jail.