Archive of 2017 August

30Aug2017

Deputy Sheriff Robert French

Deputy Sheriff Bob French was shot and killed outside of the Ramada Inn in the 2600 block of Auburn Boulevard while attempting to serve a warrant as part of an auto theft investigation. Members of

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27Aug2017

Sergeant Steve Perez

Sergeant Steve Perez drowned after his patrol car was caught in floodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Sergeant Perez left home at approximately 4 a.m. in an attempt to report to his

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24Aug2017

Deputy Sheriff Timothy Braden

Deputy Sheriff Timothy Braden was killed in a vehicle crash as he pursued a vehicle on Barkada Road, northwest of Monticello, at approximately 1:30 am. The vehicle fled when Deputy Braden

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22Aug2017

Deputy Sheriff Robert Rumfelt

Deputy Sheriff Rob Rumfelt suffered a fatal heart attack after responding to a fight call involving approximately five people in the 900 block of Boggs Lane, in Lakeport, at approximately 8:00

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19Aug2017

Sergeant Richard “Sam” Howard

Sergeant Sam Howard and Police Officer Matthew Baxter were shot and killed while responding to reports of three suspicious people in the area of Palmway Street and Cypress Street at approximately

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18Aug2017

Police Officer Matthew Baxter

Police Officer Matthew Baxter and Sergeant Sam Howard were shot and killed while responding to reports of three suspicious people in the area of Palmway Street and Cypress Street at approximately

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17Aug2017

Correctional Officer David Torres-Chaparro

Correctional Officer David Torres-Chaparro suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in riot control training at the former Industrial Women's Prison in Vega Alta, Puerto Rico. He began to

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13Aug2017

Deputy Sheriff Jimmy Clark

Deputy Sheriff Jimmy Clark was killed in a vehicle crash while responding to a shooting call. He was traveling through the Falcon community on Mississippi 3, approximately eight miles north of

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12Aug2017

Trooper Pilot Berke M. M. Bates

Trooper Pilot Berke Bates and Lieutenant Pilot Jay Cullen were killed when their Bell 407 helicopter crashed into a wooded area in a residential neighborhood on Old Farm Road in Albemarle County,

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12Aug2017

Lieutenant Pilot H. Jay Cullen

Lieutenant Pilot Jay Cullen and Trooper Pilot Berke Bates were killed when their Bell 407 helicopter crashed into a wooded area in a residential neighborhood on Old Farm Road in Albemarle County,

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