Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 21 years
Badge # Not available
Incident Date: 1/18/1973
Weapon: Shotgun; 12 gauge
Suspect: Sentenced to life
Agent Delbert Pearson was shot and killed while staking out an illegal whiskey stash in Clarksville, Texas.
As the suspect returned with more whiskey Agent Pearson identified himself and was immediately shot in the chest by the subject with a 12-gauge shotgun. The subject had six prior convictions and was sentenced to life for Agent Pearson's murder.
Agent Pearson had served with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for 21 years.