Sheriff honors deputy's life-saving efforts

CONTRIBUTED PHOTOAWARD: Deputy Larry Cattin poses with Miami County Sheriff Tim Hunter and Macy resident Michael Birner after receiving the agency’s Meritorious Life Saving Award on Wednesday. Cattin is credited with helping save Birner’s life during an October incident. 

Miami County Sheriff Tim Hunter on Wednesday formally recognized one of his deputies for saving the life of a Macy man in October. 

Hunter presented Deputy Larry E. Cattin with the Meritorious Life Saving Award for actions “above and beyond the call of duty,” a news release from the Sheriff’s Office said.