NEW OFFICERS HIRED Fayette County Hires Two New Officers And Receives Grant Money
Reported by: Jessica Reed
Web Producer: Jessica Reed
Also Contributing: Katy Brown
Reported: Jul. 16, 2012 3:53 PM EDT
Updated: Jul. 16, 2012 4:55 PM EDT
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, West Virginia
Twin brothers, Ethan and Aaron Shrewsbury, are now members of the Fayette County Sheriff's Office. The 21-year-olds are the office's newest deputies.
Sheriff Steve Kessler says although the office has seen many family members come through, even a pair of brothers, hiring twins is a first for Fayette County.
Ethan and Aaron are 2012 graduates of Midland Trail High School and active members in the United States Army National Guard, serving in the 863rd Military Police Company.
Along with the new hires, Fayette County also received two grant awards totaling more than $33,000.
The money comes from the U.S. Department of Justice and the WV Division of Justice and Community Resources.
The Fayette County Sheriff's Office plans to use the grant money for new portable radios, future investigations involving drug trafficking within the county, and new surveillance equipment and forensic software.
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