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City Marshal Frank Schroth | Ripley Police Department, Ohio Ripley Police Department, Ohio

City Marshal

Frank Schroth

Ripley Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Tuesday, May 30, 1933

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 54

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun

Offender: Apprehended

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Marshal Frank Schroth was shot in the abdomen and killed in a struggle with a man for possession of a shotgun. The suspect refused to answer when he asked him why he was carrying the gun on a public street. Marshal Schroth grabbed the gun; a struggle resulted and the gun discharged killing the marshal instantly. The Adams County Sheriff who was in a nearby garage heard the shot. After a short chase he captured the suspect.

He was survived by his wife and 11 children.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
May 30, 2015


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