Bio & Incident Details
Tour: Not available
Badge # 55
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Sentenced to life
Deputy Sheriff Edward Toefield was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a bank robbery suspect.
He was searching the suspect when the man pulled a gun from his waistband and shot Deputy Toefield. The man then fled into a nearby woods. He was shot and wounded the following day when he pointed his gun at a corrections officer who was involved in the manhunt.
The subject was sentenced to death. In October 2015 the death sentence was reduced to life in prison.
Deputy Toefield was survived by his wife, son, and three daughters.