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Governor Appoints Interim Sheriff in Liberty County

Governor Appoints Interim Sheriff in Liberty County
Posted at 10:14 PM, Jul 03, 2013
and last updated 2013-07-03 22:14:00-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP)-- Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Walter Lee “Buddy” Money, Jr. to serve as Liberty County Sheriff on an interim basis.

Money, 57, has served as the victim’s advocate with the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office since 2008. Previously, Money served with the Coral Gables Police Department from 1983-2005. Money serves on various community boards including the Liberty County Senior Citizens Boards, the Liberty County Children’s Coalition, and the Bristol Youth Academy Community Board.

Governor Scott said, “Buddy is a seasoned and effective law enforcement officer and I am confident that he will serve the families of Liberty County with honor and distinction during this interim term.”

Money temporarily replaces the suspended Liberty County Sheriff. He is appointed for a term beginning July 5, 2013.