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Deputy Sheriff Fred B. Peebles | Harris County Sheriff's Office, Texas Harris County Sheriff's Office, Texas

Deputy Sheriff

Fred B. Peebles

Harris County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch: Thursday, September 23, 1965

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 30

Tour: Not available

Badge # 25

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Not available

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Deputy Peebles was struck and killed by a drunk, hit-and-run driver while escorting a funeral procession. Deputy Peebles was stopped on the Eastex Freeway when a vehicle attempting to pass the procession at a high rate of speed struck his motorcycle. The driver of the car fled but was apprehended by an off-duty police officer and several citizens.

The suspect was convicted of charges in connection with Deputy Peebles' death and was sentenced to 5 years in jail.

Deputy Peebles was survived by his wife and three children.

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Rest in Peace Deputy Sheriff Fred B. Peebles. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Harris County and The Great State of Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and those brave souls who have chosen to follow in your footsteps. I also Pray that the scum that murdered you burns forever in the lake of fire!


Senior Special Agent Barry Sherwood Ret.
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX
September 23, 2016


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