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Off-Duty Deputy who Tackled Robber Crashed Through Glass

October 06, 2011  | 

An off-duty Florida sheriff's deputy suffered minor injuries, after tackling a suspect who tried to steal cash from a donation jar for terminally ill children.

Michael Wayne Aurilio, 27, was at the Kangaroo convenience store at 9:39 a.m. Wednesday, when he grabbed a jar with $35.78 near the cash register. Marion County Sheriff's Sgt. William Dietrich was behind Aurilio and attempted to take him into custody, when the men crashed through a plate-glass door.

The deputy suffered minor injuries.

Source: The Gainesville Sun

Tags: Marion County (Fla.) Sheriff, Off-Duty Incidents


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janet @ 10/7/2011 7:34 AM

Good job Sgt. Dietrich! He was in the right place at the right time. Shame on Michael Aurilio stealing from the terminally ill children. He got what he deserved.

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