POMEROY — Meigs County Prosecuting Attorney Colleen S. Williams, presented Sgt. Scott Trussell of the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office with the “Golden Handcuff Award” on Wednesday afternoon.
The “Golden Handcuff Award” is given by the Prosecutor to an officer who has exhibited exceptionally good work or solved a difficult case. The award has been presented to staff from various departments since it began in 2009.
“Sgt. Trussell is an officer I can always count on,” said Williams of the most recent award recipient.
“When I need something done, he is willing to do it. This could be anything from solving cases, to furnishing jail rosters, to working on disposal of evidence,” Williams said. “Sgt. Trussell has also been the go to officer when it comes to copper thefts. Sgt. Trussell is especially adept at solving these cases. He has also worked on recent break-ins involving the B & D Market and the Head Start building in Tuppers Plains.”
“We are very lucky to have him as an officer in our county,” Williams said.
Past award recipients have included Sgt. Danny Leonard, Meigs County Sheriff’s Office, first quarter 2009; Sgt. Brandy King, Pomeroy Police Department, August 2009; Ohio BCI Southeast Region; Major Crimes Task Force, summer 2010; Matthew J. Donahue, assistant prosecutor, March 2006-May 2011; Ptl. Aaron Ihle, Middleport Police Department, winter 2011.