Archive of 2016 October

31Oct2016
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Sergeant Rod Lucas

Sergeant Rod Lucas was accidentally shot and killed as he and other detectives discussed the safety of backup weapons at their office near Clinton Avenue and Winery Avenue. During the discussion one of the other detectives' weapons was accidentally discharged and the round struck Sergeant Lucas in the chest. He was transported to Community Regional Medical Center where he succumbed to the

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31Oct2016
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Deputy Sheriff Scott Williams

Deputy Sheriff Scott Williams was killed in a vehicle crash near the intersection of US 98 and Beach Road at approximately 7:00 am. He suffered fatal injuries when his patrol car collided with the rear of a logging

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29Oct2016
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Deputy Sheriff Dan Glaze

Deputy Sheriff Dan Glaze was shot and killed while investigating a suspicious vehicle on Broken Arrow Road, near Highway 27, at approximately 11:00 pm. He had arrived at the scene and located the vehicle in a field. He radioed in a description of the vehicle but did not respond to additional radio traffic or calls to his cell phone. Responding units found him inside his patrol car suffering

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28Oct2016
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Sergeant Allen Brandt

Sergeant Allen Brandt succumbed to complications of gunshot wounds sustained shortly after midnight on October 16th, 2016, while responding to a shots fired call on the 300 block of Seventh Avenue. As Sergeant Allen Brandt arrived in the area he observed a man walking down the sidewalk. He pulled over as he approached the pedestrian, and the man dashed in front of the car with a gun in his

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28Oct2016
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Police Officer James Brockmeyer

Police Officer James Brockmeyer was killed in a vehicle crash while pursuing a vehicle on Palestine Road at approximately 10:00 pm. His patrol car left the roadway and overturned just south of Union School Road in Randolph County. He became trapped in the wreckage as a result of the crash. The vehicle he was pursuing continued to flee and its driver remains at large. Officer Brockmeyer

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28Oct2016
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Police Officer Myron Jarrett

Police Officer Myron Jarrett was struck and killed at approximately 10:30 pm by a hit-and-run driver while assisting other officers during a traffic stop near the intersection of Puritan Avenue and Monica Street. Officer Jarrett was re-entering his patrol car as he and his partner were preparing to leave the scene. A van traveling at a high rate of speed struck Officer Jarrett, his patrol car,

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26Oct2016
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Trooper Timothy P. Pratt

Trooper Timothy Pratt was struck and killed by a vehicle while assisting a lost motorist on the 300 block of Ballard Road in Wilton, New York, at approximately 6:15 am. He was just beginning his shift when he observed a tractor trailer parked in the center turn lane in front of the New York State Police barracks in Wilton. After speaking to the driver and providing him directions, Trooper

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24Oct2016
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Sergeant Alfonso Lopez

Sergeant Al Lopez suffered a fatal heart attack while responding to assist other deputies who were involved in a high speed pursuit in Compton at approximately 5:20 am. Shortly after he responded from the station a citizen came into the lobby and advised deputies that a patrol car had crashed at the intersection of Myrrh Street and Willowbrook Avenue and the driver was unresponsive. Deputies

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19Oct2016
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Deputy Sheriff Jack Hopkins

Deputy Sheriff Jack Hopkins was shot and killed while responding to a disturbance call near the intersection of County Road 115 and County Road 170 at approximately 10:30 am. Other responding officers took the subject into custody approximately 30 minutes later. Deputy Hopkins had served with the Modoc County Sheriff's Office for approximately one year and had previously served with the

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18Oct2016
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Police Officer Aaron J. Christian

Police Officer Aaron Christian succumbed to injuries sustained in a single vehicle crash on September 18th, 2016, at approximately 2:30 am. He was traveling on south on the 3900 block of Route 7 when his patrol car left the roadway. The vehicle struck a tree, utility pole, and guardrail before overturning in an adjacent creek. Officer Christian was ejected from the vehicle and landed face down

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