Burlington Cop Chiprez Saves Life

A BURLINGTON POLICEMAN IS CREDITED WITH SAVING A MAN’S LIFE EARLY THIS(FRI) MORNING.  

 

OFFICER CHRIS CHIPREZ WAS ON ROUTINE PATROL IN THE DANKWARDT PARK AREA, WHEN HE SAW A SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE PARKED UNDER A TREE.   AS HE GOT CLOSER, HE NOTICED A MAN STANDING IN THE BED OF THE TRUCK…THROWING A ROPE OVER A TREE LIMB…AND TYING THE OTHER END AROUND HIS NECK.   LIEUTENANT ADAM SCHAEFER SAYS CHIPREZ GOT THERE JUST AS THE 67-YEAR OLD MAN JUMPED…LIFTING HIM UP AND CUTTING THE ROPE.   A BURLINGTON FIRE DEPARTMENT AMBULANCE ARRIVED ON THE SCENE A FEW MOMENTS LATER AND TOOK THE MAN TO GREAT RIVER MEDICAL CENTER FOR EVALUATION.

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