Deputy Sheriff Andrew Edward Vertolli

Deputy Sheriff Andrew Edward Vertolli

Stark County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, April 19, 1975

Andrew Edward Vertolli

Deputy Sheriff Andrew Vertolli was killed in an automobile accident while responding to backup another deputy who was dealing with a suspect who was believed to be armed. His patrol car hydroplaned on the rain-slicked US 62, near State Route 43, and struck a guard rail.

Deputy Vertolli was a member of the National Guard and had served with the Stark County Sheriff's Office for four years. He was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 4 years, 8 months
  • Badge 18
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Deputy Sheriff Vetolli,
On today, the 37th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Stark County. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


U.S. Border Patrol

April 19, 2012

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