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Deputy Sheriff Arthur Frances Schnaubert, Jr. | Upton County Sheriff's Department, Texas Upton County Sheriff's Department, Texas

Deputy Sheriff

Arthur Frances Schnaubert, Jr.

Upton County Sheriff's Department, Texas

End of Watch: Friday, January 31, 1964

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 61

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Not available

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Deputy sheriffs Arthur F. Schnaubert, Jr., and Malcom Reimers were involved in a roll over accident around 12:30 a.m. about 4.3 miles northeast of McCamey on King Mountain Road. The deputies had been on a road block after an armed robbery in Odessa, and the deputies began in pursuit of a vehicle they believed to be the robbers. The wrecked vehicle was discovered about 6:30 a.m. Deputy Sheriff Schnaubert was pronounced dead at the scene and Deputy Sheriff Reimers was taken to the hospital in serious condition. Reimers told investigators they were chasing a vehicle when their patrol car went off the road and sideswiped several guard posts, went into a pasture, and overturned three times.

Deputy Sheriff Schnaubert had lived in Upton County about 30 years. He was 61 years old at the time of his death. He was survived by his wife, a son, a daughter, two brothers, four sisters and four grandchildren. He was buried in the McCamey Cemetery. His father, Arthur F. Schnaubert, Sr., was the first sheriff on Upton County in 1910 and served until 1914.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 48th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer

Time never diminishes respect and your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
January 31, 2012


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