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Pickens County deputy undergoes surgery after on-the-job injury

The sheriff's office did not describe the injury, but asked for thoughts and prayers for the deputy.
Credit: Pickens County Sheriff's Office

PICKENS COUNTY, Ga. — A Pickens County deputy underwent surgery for an injury suffered on the job on Saturday.

The Pickens County Sheriff's Office did not describe the injury in a Facebook post, but asked for thoughts and prayers for Deputy Stanley.

"Please keep Deputy Stanley in your thoughts and prayers as he goes into surgery for an injury that occurred while working yesterday," the sheriff's office said on Facebook.

Later, in an update, the sheriff's office said the surgery went well.

"UPDATE: Deputy Stanley is out of surgery and doing well. He’s got a long road ahead of him. Thank you for the community’s support!"

Please keep Deputy Stanley in your thoughts and prayers as he goes into surgery for an injury that occurred while working yesterday.

Posted by Pickens County Georgia Sheriff's Office on Sunday, May 16, 2021