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Sergeant Ricky Lee Timbrook | Winchester Police Department, Virginia Winchester Police Department, Virginia

Sergeant

Ricky Lee Timbrook

Winchester Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch: Saturday, October 30, 1999

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: 8 years

Badge # 31

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 10/29/1999

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Executed in 2009

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Sergeant Ricky Timbrook was shot and killed while chasing a man on foot. During the pursuit, Sergeant Timbrook chased the man into an alley. The suspect stopped, turned around, and fired one shot which struck Sergeant Timbrook in the forehead. He was transported to a local hospital where he died approximately 30 minutes later.

The suspect was found several hours later hiding in a basement of a home on the block where the shooting occurred. He had been arrested by Sergeant Timbrook in 1997 on a firearms violation and had a deportation hearing scheduled for November 2, 1999. In May 2001 the suspect was found guilty of capital murder and sentenced to death. He was subsequently executed by lethal injection on February 19, 2009.

Sergeant Timbrook had served with the agency for 8 years. He is survived by his wife, who was expectant with their first child.

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I graduated high school with Ricky. I literally just found out about this How terribly sad. My deepest condolences to his famiily.

Nedia Brewer Keel
friend and high school class mate.
January 2, 2017

 

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