Archive of 2017 September

29Sep2017

Detective Kristen Hearne

Detective Kristen Hearne was shot and killed as she and another officer responded to reports of a stolen vehicle at the intersection of Highway 100 and Santa Claus Road. As the officers arrived at

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21Sep2017

Agent Angel Lorenzo-Gonzalez

Agent Ángel Lorenzo-González and Agent Héctor Matías-Torres drowned when their vehicles were caught in floodwaters during Hurricane Maria. Both officers were completing a 24-hour shift, at

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21Sep2017

Agent Hector Matias-Torres

Agent Héctor Matías-Torres and Agent Lorenzo-González drowned when their vehicles were caught in floodwaters during Hurricane Maria. Both officers were completing a 24-hour shift, at

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20Sep2017

Trooper Timothy O’Neill

Trooper Timothy O'Neill was killed in a motorcycle crash, in Plainfield Township, at approximately 7:45 am. He was riding his department motorcycle when he was involved in the crash near the

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17Sep2017

Police Officer Elias Martinez

Police Officer Elias "Sonny" Martinez succumbed to injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash one week earlier while escorting permitted loads on Gulf Freeway, in the area of FM 646, in League City,

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10Sep2017

Deputy Sheriff Julie Bridges

Deputy Sheriff Julie Bridges and Sergeant Joseph Ossman, of the Florida Department of Corrections, were killed in a vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 66 and Old Crewsville Road, in Zolfo

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10Sep2017

Sergeant Joseph Ossman

Sergeant Joseph Ossman and Deputy Sheriff Julie Bridges, of the Hardee County Sheriff's Office, were killed in a vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 66 and Old Crewsville Road, in Zolfo

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08Sep2017

Police Officer William Mathews

Police Officer William Mathews was struck and killed by a vehicle on Route 12, between Route 101 and Shoreline Drive, at approximately 12:30 pm. He was in the process of removing debris from the

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07Sep2017

Deputy Constable Mark Diebold

Deputy Constable Mark Diebold suffered a fatal heart attack following qualifications for the agency's tactical team. Members of the tactical team immediately began CPR when he collapsed following

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05Sep2017

Police Officer Bernie Domagala

Police Officer Bernie Domagala succumbed to complications of a gunshot wound sustained on July 14th, 1988, while at the scene of a barricade situation at 7237 S. Stony Island Avenue. Officer

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