Marathon donates $7.5K to body armor fund

Published 12:18 am Saturday, May 19, 2018

LAPLACE — Sheriff Mike Tregre said he was “honored” recently to receive support by the thousands from local partner Marathon Petroleum – Garyville, which contributed directly to the safety of local officers.

Tregre accepted a $7,500 check May 14 from Marathon, with the money earmarked to support the St. John Sheriff’s Office body armor fund.

Individual vests cost $711.

Tregre thanked Marathon, adding the SJSO appreciates all body armor fund donations.

Anyone interested in making a donation to the SJSO Body Armor Fund is asked to call 985-652-9513.