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Deputy Robert Pounds of the Collier County sheriff’s office is receiving a lot of positive press  after helping a woman in labor on the side of the road.

Dep. Robert Pounds observed  a car doing 63 mph in a 45 mph zone on Airport-Pulling Road around 4:30 a.m. this morning, so he stopped the vehicle.

As he walked up to the car he quickly realized the passenger was in labor. Deputy Pounds called for EMS, then grabbed a blanket. He then assisted in the delivery of a baby girl. EMS then arrived, cut the cord, and transferred mom and baby to the hospital.

Here’s more proof that deputies just never know what they are going to encounter on the job. Dep. Robert Pounds...

Posted by Collier County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, October 1, 2019