Deputy William McBride named Deputy of the Month | Community Spirit
Bradenton, Florida -- The Manatee County Sheriff's Office has announced its Deputy of the Month for September is William McBride.
The sheriff's office reports on Aug. 12, Deputy McBride responded to the area of Bird Key to search for a boat that was reportedly sinking in Terra Ceia Bay. During heavy downpours and frequent lightning, McBride was able to find the boat, along with the occupants, partially submerged in about 5 feet of water.
Deputy McBride took the boaters and their belongings on board and returned them to safety.