Best Buy employee explains tackling suspect, getting fired and then receiving medal

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is honoring 26-year-old Tyler Metildi with a medal next week for aiding law enforcement when he stepped in to tackle a suspect in the parking lot of Best Buy in Roseville last month.
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The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is honoring 26-year-old Tyler Metildi with a medal next week for aiding law enforcement when he stepped in to tackle a suspect in the parking lot of Best Buy in Roseville last month.

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