Archive of 2017 May

16May2017
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Deputy Sheriff Mason Moore

Deputy Sheriff Mason Moore was shot and killed while involved in a pursuit of a vehicle near mile marker 109 on Highway 287, south of I-90. The vehicle he was pursuing had fled as he attempted to stop it for a traffic violation. During the pursuit the occupants opened fire, fatally wounding him. A Gallatin County sheriff's deputy responding to assist him discovered Deputy Moore's body with his

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13May2017
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Deputy Sheriff Jason Garner

Deputy Sheriff Jason Garner and civilian Community Service Officer Raschel Johnson were killed in a vehicle crash while en route to a previous burglary call at approximately 8:20 am. The patrol SUV left the roadway near the intersection of Crows Landing Road and Seventh Street before striking a parked vehicle and dumpster. The collision caused the vehicle to become engulfed in

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12May2017
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Chief of Police Steven Eric DiSario

Chief of Police Steven DiSario was shot and killed while responding to reports of an armed subject outside of a nursing home on Main Street. As he arrived on scene, he notified dispatchers that he had the subject in sight. As he made contact with the subject, he was shot and fatally wounded in front of the nursing home. The subject then went into the nursing home and murdered his girlfriend,

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11May2017
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Lieutenant Kevin Mainhart

Lieutenant Kevin Mainhart was shot and killed while conducting a traffic stop of a vehicle involved in a domestic disturbance. He was responding to the domestic disturbance call when he encountered a vehicle connected to the call on Highway 27 and Slo Fork Road. During the course of the stop the subject fatally shot him. A passerby located his body and notified other deputies. Additional

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10May2017
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Police Officer Jonathan Ginka

Police Officer Jon Ginka was killed in a single vehicle crash on Henry Street, south of Ross Road, shortly after 2:30 am. His patrol SUV left the roadway and struck a tree, causing extensive damage. He was extricated from the vehicle and transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries a short time later. Officer Ginka had served with the Norton Shores Police Department

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06May2017
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Deputy Sheriff Jimmy Tennyson

Deputy Sheriff Jimmy Tennyson succumbed to injuries sustained in a single vehicle crash the previous morning at approximately 7:30 am. He was en route to a local high school when his patrol car left the roadway on Iron Bridge Road, near Running Deer Drive, in Columbia. The vehicle went down an embankment and struck a group of trees. He was transported to a local hospital before being

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01May2017
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Deputy Sheriff Mark Burbridge

Deputy Sheriff Mark Burbridge was shot and killed at the Pottawattamie County Jail, in Council Bluffs, as he and another deputy returned two inmates to the jail after a court appearance. As the deputies began to take the inmates into the jail one of the inmates attacked them. The inmate was able to disarm one of the deputies and shot them both. He then stole the transport van and fled from the

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