'Heroic Acts'

Published 3:42 pm Tuesday, March 4, 2014

During their February 11 meeting, the Cumberland Board of Supervisors recognized two Cartersville men for their role in apprehending a suspect following the robbery of the Cartersville Branch of Central Virginia Bank. The board members unanimously supported the resolution, which expressed their “high regard and profound appreciation for the heroic acts of Robert Eades and Harvey Martin on December 20, 2013 in the pursuit and apprehension of an armed criminal suspect in protection of their community and neighbors in Cartersville, Cumberland County, Virginia.” Pictured are, from left to right, Cumberland County Sheriff Darrell Hodges, Bear Creak Lake State Park Manager Eric Hougland, High Bridge Trail State Park Manager Reinhardt Gray, District Three Supervisor Kevin Ingle, District One Supervisor Bill Osl, Honoree Harvey Martin, District Five Supervisor Parker Wheeler, Honoree Robert Eades, District Four Supervisor David Meinhard and board chairman Chairman Lloyd Banks. (Photo by Ilsa Loeser)

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