More Than 4th of July Celebrations Keep Local Deputies Busy.
Scott Wallace was ready to wind down another long day of meeting deadlines. News cycles do not take holidays, even for the 4th of July, and his day had been filled with juggling career and family. The local paper was “put to bed” and he was ready for his. It was well past mid-night and noise ordinance curfew for fireworks.
Before the first shoe was removed, his foot stopped the process of pushing at the opposite shoe’s heel at the sound of his police scanner. A body had been discovered in a wooded area off County Route 7, mile marker 5, halfway between the road and Cherokee Creek.
Marta Gonzalez had a lot of celebrate on this called Independence Day. She was set to establish her own independence at a prestigious university on a full scholarship. Her long-time boyfriend, Chad Greenway, did not share her aspirations of leaving Pierce’s Crossing, He did not have his future planned like Marta but knew soon he’d have to make a decision. One decision was made on the steamy 4th of July evening.
While lives are changed and a small-town community is rocked by the events and news of the death of one of their own, Scott Wallace will juggle his job, caring for his special-needs son, and managing his ex-wife while helping investigate and act as media liaison for the local Sheriff Department.
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