Montevideo Police Officer Chuck Beery and Chippewa County Sheriff’s Deputy Richard Shamla were presented with special life-saving awards at the Montevideo City Council meeting on Monday evening.

Montevideo Police Officer Chuck Beery and Chippewa County Sher­iff’s Deputy Rich­ard Shamla were presented with special life-saving awards at the Montevideo City Council meeting on Monday evening.

Beery and Shamla were honored for their heroic efforts in saving the life of a young Montevideo woman who had overdosed on the drug fentanyl on Sept. 10.

Presenting the award were Representative Dave Baker and Mayor Debra Lee Fader.


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