Bio & Incident Details
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Badge # 57
Cause: Duty related illness
Sergeant Charles Puckett succumbed to pneumonia contracted while pursuing and arresting a murder suspect in Southwest Virginia.
On March 14, 1942, the Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles was split into the Department of Motor Vehicles and the Department of State Police. The Virginia State Police assumed highway patrol duties while the Department of Motor Vehicles Enforcement Division assumed investigative duties.