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Stuart police recruit gets call from NFL

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Talk about the call of a lifetime!

Wednesday was his first day of police academy with the Stuart Police Department. It took a very exciting turn when the Detroit Lions called Gio Newberry to play in the National Football League. 

Newberry took the call and Stuart police sent him off with well wishes. 

He was one of three players to sign a free agent contract with the Lions on Wednesday.

Newberry played for Fort Pierce Central and Florida State University.  For the Seminoles he played played defensive tackle, defensive end and tight end.

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