Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 10 years
Badge # 825
Incident Date: 12/26/1960
Suspect: Sentenced to 20 years
Chief Whetstone was shot and killed when several parties in a domestic disturbance arrived at his house looking for assistance. A woman and her boyfriend had been confronted by the woman's husband and they went to Chief Whetstone's home while he was there on his lunch break.
While at the scene the husband arrived and shot and killed both Chief Whetstone and the boyfriend. He then shot and wounded the wife. The suspect was arrested the following day and sentenced to 20 years in prison.
Chief Whetstone had served with the Junction City Police Department for 10 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.