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LCSO recognizes Birkholz for role in defusing March 2 standoff

The Lewis and Clark County Sheriff's Office awarded Lincoln's Aaron Birkholz with their Achievement Award during Lincoln's May 7 Government Day meeting, for his role in resolving an armed standoff in March.

The Sheriff's office recognized Birkholz for successfully convincing Gary Scheele, who found himself in a five-hour standoff with law enforcement March 2, to put away his weapons and surrender...


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