Sheriff’s deputies from Alachua, Putnam counties head to SW Florida

Alachua County Sheriff’s Office and Putnam County Sheriff’s Office deputies are joining Hurricane Ian relief efforts.
Published: Oct. 3, 2022 at 12:03 PM EDT
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Alachua County Sheriff’s Office and Putnam County Sheriff’s Office deputies are joining Hurricane Ian relief efforts.

A team of 11 Alachua County Sheriff’s deputies headed to Charlotte County on Monday morning. Once they arrive, they will assess the damage and needs of the community.

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They are taking 4-wheel drive vehicles, ATV’s, and boats for search and rescue.

Deputies in Putnam County are also answering the call to help Floridians recovering from the hurricane

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A team of five vehicles went down to Charlotte County early Monday morning. Deputies will help local authorities conduct search and rescue missions

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