A member of the Terre Haute Police Department receives an award for his outstanding work. He kept a dangerous drug from reaching the community.
Detective Brian Bourbeau received the “Kevin Artz Outstanding Officer Award.” It’s presented every year by the Breakfast Optimist Club in memory of a Vigo County Sheriff’s Deputy who died in t he line of duty.
Besides working for the Terre Haute Police Department, Bourbeau also works on the Vigo County Drug Task Force.
The 9-year veteran made a large fentanyl bust within the past year.
Fentanyl is a highly dangerous opioid because of its strength.