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Henry County Sheriff's Office to hold fundraiser for dive team

Posted at 5:34 PM, Sep 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-29 19:40:49-04

HENRY COUNTY — The Henry County Sheriff's Office Dive team is holding a fundraiser in October to help raise money to replace some equipment.

On Oct. 12, the sheriff's office is hosting a fishing tournament at Summit Lake, 5993 North Messick Road in New Castle, with prizes paid out to those with the largest fish.

The dive team says several crucial pieces of their equipment, like regulators and the van they use to get to a dive site.

"Not very many people go out and dive," Henry County Sheriff's Deputy Derek Bertrand said. "A lot of people don't like going down in the murky water. Someone has to go down and recover things that need recovered, whether evidence, we need to be there to cover anything under the water."

Teams of two can register for $100 a team by emailing or

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