Lewes police officer goes above and beyond

April 29, 2022

On April 23, my husband and I had key fob car trouble and were unable to start our car. The Honda dealership had closed, so I called Lewes police to ask if we could leave the car overnight in the parking lot. Officer Rick Schaizza answered my call. He asked for the make and model of the car, which seemed reasonable, but then began asking other questions as well. When I had given him more information he said, “I’ll be there in a few minutes and see what I can do.” He arrived and began searching YouTube for the problem to see if he could find a way to fix it. One suggestion was to jump the car, so he left and came back with a jumper box. Despite his best and valiant efforts, we could not resolve the problem. But Officer Scaizza wasn’t finished! He looked up and gave us the number of Coastal Towing because he thought they might have an idea how to fix the problem without towing the car.

The time and effort Officer Scaizza took in helping us was incredibly generous and compassionate. We would like to recognize and thank him publicly. 

John and Lynne Stonaker


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