Sergeant Vega has logged over 900+ training hours in the Corrections Field. He has obtained training in General Instructor Techniques, Defensive Tactics Instructor, Firearms Instructor and First Aid Instructor among other training in the Corrections Field.
Sergeant Vega moved to Florida in 2007. Sergeant Vega worked for the Department of Corrections for 10 and a half years prior to serving at DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office.
Sergeant Aaron Paquette began working at DeSoto County Sheriff Office in 2021. He worked as a deputy for a year and a half before being promoted to the rank of Corporal in January of 2023. 3 months later he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. Sergeant Paquette has received an award for deputy of the quarter in march of 2022 and has had multiple training opportunities through the Sheriffs Office to further his career in Corrections. Sergeant Paquette started his career in 2019 within the Department of Corrections working as a Correctional officer for the state of Florida. He graduated from the academy in May of 2020 before joining DeSoto County Sheriff Office in the Detention Bureau in 2021.
Sergeant Michael Wemheuer started his career with the Florida Department of Corrections in 2016 as a correctional officer. Sergeant Michael Wemheuer began serving with the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office in 2019. From 2019 to 2020 he served as a Detention Deputy in the Detention Bureau. He was promoted to the rank of Corporal in 2020. He was then promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2022 for the Detention Bureau.
Sergeant Wemheuer has obtained training in the corrections profession to include FBI Leeda SLI, Breath Test Operator (BTO), Advanced Report Writing, Crisis Intervention Training, and Field Training Officer (FTO). Sgt. Wemheuer has also obtained the award for deputy of the quarter in December of 2021.
Sergeant Wemheuer was born and raised in Nevada and moved to Florida in 2013. He graduated from Bayshore High School in 2015.