Fallen St. John deputy honored with dedication

Published 12:00 am Saturday, June 26, 2010

Big Ox, a new rapid response vehicle for the St. John Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Response Team was dedicated Thursday in honor of Octavio “Ox” Gonzales, a Sheriff’s deputy who was killed in the line of duty in 2006. St. John Sheriff Wayne Jones said Gonzales was the man behind bringing SORT to the parish. (Staff photo by Robin Shannon)