Bouquets to Clay County Sheriff’s Office Detective Gary Lavaron
Bouquets to Clay County Sheriff’s Office Detective Gary Lavaron, who received the state’s Medal of Heroism from Gov. Rick Scott in a ceremony at the state capitol. Lavaron shot and killed a suspect on Feb. 16, 2012, after two other officers conducting a meth lab investigation were shot and severely wounded. He provided medical assistance to Detective Matt Hanlin; the other officer, Detective David White, died from his wounds.