|Sheriff's Officer Rescues Pregnant Mom From Snowstorm|
West Orange – An expectant mother was rescued from her incapacitated car during today’s icy snowstorm by an
Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that Detective
Sheriff Fontoura said that at the time of the incident Mrs. Henriques was experiencing labor pains. “Rather than wait for an ambulance we took matters into our own hands,” the sheriff noted. “This is what emergency management is all about.”
Detective Stivalo placed Mrs. Henriques in his emergency management SUV with the two other family members while Mr. Henriques stayed with his car.
“Fortunately, we made good time getting to the hospital,” Stivalo said. “I was prepared to deliver the children if I had to. That’s part of our training. I guess I’m an honorary uncle.”