New training aid will help deputies keep community safer
Virginia, August 21, 2012 - Today, the Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office announced a donation of a Harley Davidson motorcycle from State Farm®. After the Sheriff's Office recovered the stolen motorcycle, State Farm was determined to be the legal owner. State Farm worked with the Sheriff's Office to donate the bike, which the Office will use for deputy training and education.
State Farm Agent Buster Nelson presented the title and keys to Sheriff Roger Harris at the Office.
"At State Farm, it is our job to get our customers to a better state, and today, we are proud to get the Spotsylvania County Sheriff Department to a better state with this motorcycle," said Nelson
The motorcycle is a 2000 Harley Davidson in excellent condition, and the Sheriff's Office will begin using it immediately.
"They [State Farm] were somewhat surprised by our discovery, and while they could have taken possession of it to cover the original loss, State Farm generously offered to donate the motorcycle to our department," said Sheriff's Major Carter Wells.
State Farm Auto Claim Representative Tami Holloway organized the donation and assisted Nelson in presenting the keys and title.
Amy Preddy, State Farm Insurance Media Relations Specialist, (434) 872-5211
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