Gov. Scott Appoints "Buddy" Money as Interim Liberty County Sher - WMBB News 13 - The Panhandle's News Leader

Gov. Scott Appoints "Buddy" Money as Interim Liberty County Sheriff

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Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Walter Lee "Buddy" Money, Jr. to serve as Liberty County Sheriff on an interim basis.

Money, 57, has served as the victim's advocate with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office since 2008. Previously, Money served with the Coral Gables Police Department from 1983-2005. Money serves on various community boards including the Liberty County Senior Citizens Boards, the Liberty County Children's Coalition, and the Bristol Youth Academy Community Board.

Governor Scott said, "Buddy is a seasoned and effective law enforcement officer and I am confident that he will serve the families of Liberty County with honor and distinction during this interim term."

Money temporarily replaces the suspended Liberty County Sheriff. He is appointed for a term beginning July 5, 2013.

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Information provided by Governor Rick Scott's Office