3 Belle Fourche officers presented lifesaver award
BELLE FOURCHE — Three Belle Fourche officers were honored Monday for their lifesaving efforts during a recent snowstorm. Mayor Gloria Landphere awarded, from left, Officer Tony Garcia, Chief Marlyn Pomrenke, and Animal Control/Code Enforcement Officer Clint Haffner the award for their extraordinary efforts that led to saving the life of a Belle Fourche resident. Pomrenke told the Pioneer Tuesday that a resident was unresponsive when the officers responded to the call for help. Officers performed CPR and then an automatic external defibrillator (AED) before assisting the ambulance crew. He declined to disclose more information, citing patient privacy.