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Police Officer Samuel Sanchez | Guadalupe Police Department, California Guadalupe Police Department, California

Police Officer

Samuel Sanchez

Guadalupe Police Department, California

End of Watch: Sunday, April 13, 1969

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 25

Tour: 4 years

Badge # 5

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved

Offender: Not available

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Officer Sanchez was transporting three prisoners to the jail in Santa Maria when his vehicle was struck by a vehicle being operated by a drunk driver. Two of the prisoners were also killed.

Officer Sanchez had served with the Guadalupe Police Department for 4 years.

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You are my great Uncle. Wish I could have meet you. My brother is a Cop now. Look after my brother Ross. He would have made you very proud of him as we all are.

Renae Porter
August 18, 2014


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