Patrolman Herbert C. Wiegand

Patrolman Herbert C. Wiegand

Goldsboro Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Saturday, March 9, 1940

Herbert C. Wiegand

Patrolman Wiegand was shot and killed after he and his partner responded to a domestic disturbance call on North Center Street.

The suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to death. He appealed and was granted a new trial. On January 23, 1941, he was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to 30 years in prison.

Patrolman Wiegand had been with the agency for 8 years. He was survived by his wife and eight children.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 30 years.

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Another year has passed and you are still admired and respectfully remembered in the hearts and minds of so many. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this anniversary of your EOW. You will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

March 9, 2010

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