Archive of 2016 July

28Jul2016

Police Officer Jonathan DeGuzman

Police Officer JD DeGuzman was shot and killed as he and his partner conducted a stop near the intersection of Acacia Grove Way and 38th Street at approximately 11:00 pm. While making contact with the subjects, both officers were shot in the upper body. Responding backup officers transported Officer DeGuzman to a nearby hospital in a patrol car, but he succumbed to his wounds a short time

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25Jul2016

Sergeant Craig Hutchinson

Sergeant Craig Hutchinson was shot and killed when he interrupted a burglary in progress as he arrived home, in Round Rock, at the end of his shift at approximately 1:20 am. Sergeant Hutchinson, who was still in uniform, contacted dispatchers via radio and reported that several subjects were running out of his backyard. Responding deputies located Deputy Hutchinson suffering from fatal

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19Jul2016

Captain Robert David Melton

Captain Dave Melton was shot and killed while searching for an armed subject who had fled from other officers who had responded to a shots fired call at approximately 2:00 pm. As officers arrived on scene several subjects exited the vehicle they were in and fled on foot. One of the men was apprehended immediately. Officers began searching the area for the other subjects. Captain Melton was

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18Jul2016

Correctional Officer Kristopher Moules

Correctional Officer Kristopher Moules died after he and an inmate fell down an elevator shaft during a struggle inside of the Luzerne County Correctional Facility. The inmate, who was in jail for failing to register as a sex offender, attacked Officer Moules. The two crashed through an elevator door and fell several floors to the bottom of the elevator shaft. Officer Moules was transported to

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17Jul2016

Corporal Montrell Jackson

Corporal Montrell Jackson, Police Officer Matthew Gerald, and Deputy Sheriff Brad Garafola, of the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, were shot and killed by a subject outside of a convenience store at 9611 Airline Highway shortly before 9:00 am. Officers had received reports of a subject walking along the roadway carrying a rifle. As responding officers arrived in the area they were

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17Jul2016

Deputy Sheriff Brad Garafola

Deputy Sheriff Brad Garafola, Corporal Montrell Jackson, and Police Officer Matthew Gerald, both of the Baton Rouge Police Department, were shot and killed by a subject outside of a convenience store at 9611 Airline Highway shortly before 9:00 am. Officers had received reports of a subject walking along the roadway carrying a rifle. As responding officers arrived in the area they were ambushed

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17Jul2016

Police Officer Matthew Gerald

Police Officer Matthew Gerald, Corporal Montrell Jackson, and Deputy Sheriff Brad Garafola, of the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, were shot and killed by a subject outside of a convenience store at 9611 Airline Highway shortly before 9:00 am. Officers had received reports of a subject walking along the roadway carrying a rifle. As responding officers arrived in the area they were

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16Jul2016

Corrections Officer Mari Johnson

Corrections Officer Mari Johnson was murdered by a male inmate inside of the Robertson Unit in Abilene, Texas. Other officers found her unresponsive near the prison's kitchen at approximately 3:00 am. The officers provided medical aide until she was transported to Hendricks Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead. Officer Johnson had served with the Texas Department of Criminal

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12Jul2016

Police Officer Anthony Marcos Zarate

Police Officer Anthony Zarate was killed in a motorcycle crash in the 8500 block of Ferris Drive while pursuing a vehicle that had been involved in an earlier shoplifting. He was responding to a shoplifting call at a Target store in Meyerland Plaza at approximately 1:30 pm and attempted to stop the suspect vehicle in the parking lot. The vehicle fled from the parking lot with Officer Zarate in

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11Jul2016

Court Officer Ronald Kienzle

Court Officer Ron Kienzle and Security Supervisor Joe Zangaro were shot and killed inside the Berrien County Courthouse by an inmate who was attempting to escape at approximately 2:25 pm. A court officer and a Berrien County sheriff's deputy were in the process of removing the prisoner from a holding cell in a corridor behind a courtroom when the man attacked them. The prisoner was able to

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