Car wash fundraiser to benefit MCSO detention officer


 People can donate and receive a free car wash in support of a fallen detention officer.

Cobblestone Auto Spa, 15816 N. Pima Road in Scottsdale, will join the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Memorial Fund to to host the charity car wash from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6.

Supporters of first responders, fellow law enforcers, and anyone who wants to help support the family of Maricopa County Detention Officer Gene Lee are invited.

Officials are are raising money for the family of Mr. Lee, who suffered an attack by an inmate while on duty.

Mr. Lee was a six-year veteran with MCSO. He died in the hospital Oct. 30, surrounded by his family. Mr. Lee is survived by his wife and two children.

Donors at the Scottsdale location will receive a free Polish & Shine Express Car Wash with a $5 donation and a free Supreme Full-Service Car Wash with a donation of $10 or more. In addition, members of the MCSO Memorial Fund will be on hand volunteering and showing their support.

Although not all locations are offering free car washes, all 27 of Cobblestone Auto Spa’s locations will accept donations on behalf of the MCSO Memorial Fund for the benefit of Mr. Lee’s family.

100% of all car wash donations will directly benefit Mr. Lee's family.