Grundy County Sheriff’s Deputy Paul Sweeton was recently awarded the “Beyond Traffic Stop” award by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office. Sweeton received the award for his work on a traffic stop that led to the recovery of a stolen Harley Davidson motorcycle valued at over $15,000. The operator of the motorcycle had 7.5 grams of methamphetamine in his pocket. They motorcycle was returned to the owner and the operator was charged and taken to jail. Pictured with Sweeton are Grundy County Sheriff Clint Shrum (left) and Fred Sherrill (right) of the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.