Deputy Blair Von Letkemann received the Farm Bureau's Deputy of the Month Award live on WAME Radio - Real Country 92.9 yesterday.
Deputy Von Letkemann was the first responding Deputy at the scene of the Barber Loop home explosion in Mooresville and rendered aid to the occupant. His quick thinking and brave actions helped save his life and prevent further injuries.
In 2011 "Von" joined the United States Marine Corps. After getting out of the military he came to North Carolina where he applied and was hired through the Iredell County Deputy Candidate program. This is a program we offer that will send qualified candidates through Basic Law Enforcement Training while earning an income. Von completed BLET at Mitchell Community College and became a sworn Deputy on September 10, 2022.