Archive of 2017 November

19Nov2017

Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez

Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez was killed while he and his partner were attacked as they responded to smuggling activity near I-10 in the area of Van Horn, Texas. Agent Martinez's partner was able to notify dispatchers. They were both transported to a hospital where Agent Martinez succumbed to his wounds. The suspect(s) who attacked them remain at large. Agent Martinez had served

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17Nov2017

Police Officer Brian David Shaw

Police Officer Brian Shaw was shot and killed while making a traffic stop of a vehicle in the 1200 block of Leishman Avenue at approximately 8:00 pm. The driver fled on foot during the stop, then opened fire on Officer Shaw as he pursued him. Officer Shaw was fatally wounded in the chest during the foot pursuit. The subject continued to flee and remains at large. Officer Shaw had served

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16Nov2017

Detective Sean Suiter

Detective Sean Suiter succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained the previous day while attempting to interview a person during a homicide investigation in the 900 block of Bennett Place. He and his partner were canvassing the area when he observed a man attempting to hide in an alley. He notified of his partner and then approached the man to speak to him. The subject produced a handgun and opened

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05Nov2017

Police Officer Jaimie Cox

Police Officer Jaimie Cox was killed during a traffic stop near the intersection of East State Street and Dawn Avenue at approximately 1:00 am. The vehicle attempted to flee during the incident and possibly dragged Officer Cox before crashing two blocks North of the initial incident. Despite suffering critical injuries, Officer Cox was able to call for assistance. Responding officers found him

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04Nov2017

Senior Trooper Thomas Nipper

Senior Trooper Tom Nipper killed in a vehicle crash while conducting a traffic stop on southbound I-35, near Midway Drive, in Temple. He was sitting in his patrol car during the stop when it was struck from behind by a pickup truck. The impact caused the patrol car to strike the stopped vehicle and Trooper Nipper. He was transported to Baylor Scott & White Medical Center, where he

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02Nov2017

Deputy Sheriff James Martin Wallace

Deputy Sheriff James Wallace suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in the department's annual physical fitness assessment at the Wilson Family YMCA on Wheeler Road. Other deputies on scene immediately started CPR. He was transported to Doctor's Hospital where he passed away a short time later. Deputy Wallace had served with the Richmond County Sheriff's Office for seven

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