Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 4 years
Badge # Not available
Offender: Paroled in 1941
Sergeant Wever was shot and killed while attempting to arrest two robbery suspects.
As he pulled up beside the two in their car on his motorcycle and ordered them to pull over the driver shot and killed him. Both were apprehended. His 21-year-old killer was convicted of his murder and sentenced to life. He was paroled in 1941 amid much public opposition. His accomplice, who turned state's evidence was sentenced to five years for burglary.
Sergeant Wever had been with the agency for four years and served as commander of the Motorcycle Division.