Archive of 2016 November

30Nov2016

Reginald “Jake” Gutierrez

Police Officer Jake Gutierrez was shot and killed after responding to a domestic disturbance call at a home on the 400 block of East 52nd Street. A male subject inside the home opened fire on Officer Gutierrez, fatally wounding him. Other responding officers were able to make entry into the home and pulled Officer Gutierrez from it. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to

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25Nov2016

Cody James Donahue

Trooper Cody Donahue was struck and killed by a commercial vehicle on northbound I-25, at Tomah Road, near Castle Rock. He was investigating a minor traffic crash when the commercial vehicle struck him while he was outside of his patrol car with another trooper. He was wearing a reflective vest at the time he was struck. Trooper Donahue had served with the Colorado State Patrol for 11

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23Nov2016

Collin James Rose

Police Officer Collin Rose succumbed to gunshot wound sustained the previous day while questioning a suspicious person near the university's downtown campus. Officer Rose was in an area that had experienced numerous thefts from vehicles the previous day. He informed dispatchers that he was making contact with a suspicious person in front of 3650 Lincoln Street. During the encounter Officer

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22Nov2016

Deputy Sheriff Eric Oliver

Deputy Sheriff Eric Oliver was struck and killed by a vehicle while involved in a foot pursuit of a subject near the intersection of County Road 200 and Chester Road at approximately 7:30 am. He and another deputy had responded to backup several United States Border Patrol agents who were interviewing several subjects at a gas station. One of the subjects being questioned fled on foot with

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22Nov2016

Eric Dale Ellsworth

Trooper Eric Ellsworth succumbed to injuries sustained when he was struck by a vehicle at approximately 9:45 pm on November 18th, 2016. He had responded to reports of low hanging power lines on Route 13, near 13600 North, in Box Elder County. He was waiting for the local power company to arrive at the scene to repair the line when he observed a semi approaching. As he exited his patrol car to

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20Nov2016

Detective Benjamin Marconi

Detective Benjamin Marconi was shot and killed from ambush as he conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle near the intersection of West Nueva Street and Santa Rosa Street at approximately 11:45 am. Detective Marconi was sitting in his patrol car during the stop when an unrelated subject stopped his car behind Detective Marconi's patrol car. The man walked up to the passenger side of Detective

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18Nov2016

Deputy Commander Patrick Carothers

Deputy Commander Patrick Carothers was shot and killed as he and other members of the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force attempted to serve a warrant on a subject in Long County, Georgia. The man was wanted in South Carolina for attempted murder of police officers, domestic violence, and weapons violations. The task force had tracked the subject to the 11800 block of Tibit Drive in a

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16Nov2016

Kenneth Joseph Starrs

Assistant Commander Ken Starrs was killed when his department vehicle was struck by a Union Pacific freight train at a crossing on County Road 2140, near Highway 77, in Kleberg County. Assistant Commander Starrs was en route to the task force office when the collision occurred at the unprotected crossing. Assistant Commander Starrs had served with the South Texas Specialized Crimes and

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16Nov2016

Border Patrol Agent David Gomez

Border Patrol Agent David Gomez suffered a fatal heart attack while on bike patrol in El Paso, Texas. He and several other agents were riding on McKelligan Canyon Road when Agent Gomez suffered the heart attack and fell from his bike. The other agents immediately began CPR and continued lifesaving efforts until medics arrived. He was transported to a local hospital where he was kept on life

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15Nov2016

Deputy Sheriff Justin White

Deputy Sheriff Justin White succumbed to injuries sustained on October 30th, 2016, while responding to a medical emergency call. He was traveling around a curve on Highway 162 when his patrol car left the roadway and overturned at Mote Road. Deputy White, who was not wearing his seatbelt, became trapped inside the vehicle. Emergency crews extricated him from the vehicle and he was transported

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