Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 11 months
Badge # Not available
Cause: Automobile accident
Reserve Deputy Timothy Ruggles was killed in an automobile accident on Laird Road while he and his partner responded to backup a deputy who had spotted a burglary suspect.
The deputy was flown to University Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries approximately 90 minutes later.
Reserve Deputy Ruggles had served with the Placer County Sheriff's Department for only 11 months. He is survived by his parents.