[6/23/16] Saul Gallegos Memorial Run

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This Saturday will mark the 11th annual Saul Gallegos Memorial Run at Singleton Park in Manson.

 

Deputy Saul Gallegos was a Chelan County Sheriff’s Office Deputy, shot and killed in the line of duty on June 26, 2003. Deputy Gallegos pulled over a man suspected of driving on a suspended license on State Route 150 in Manson when the suspect fled before engaging in a violent struggle that ultimately ended with Gallegos being shot twice.

 

The suspect was arrested three days later and eventually found guilty of aggravated first degree murder.

 

Chelan County Sergeant, Rob Huddleston says the Saul Gallegos Memorial Run was launched in 2006 as a way to help further the education for Saul’s four sons. He says the event has grown to include several options for all walkers and runners…