Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 9 years
Badge # 113
Weapon: Handgun; .22 caliber
Offender: Sentenced to death
Sergeant Charles Kubala was shot and killed after responding to a call of a suspicious person. When he arrived at the scene he confronted the suspect, who shot him once in the ear and once in the shoulder with a .22 caliber handgun.
The suspect was taken into custody after he was found hiding in a nearby wooded area, still armed with the murder weapon. He was convicted of Sergeant Kubala's murder and was sentenced to death in January 1997.
Sergeant Kubala had served with the agency for 9 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.