Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 13 years
Badge # 6027
Cause: Automobile accident
Deputy Heller was killed in an single car automobile accident while responding to an assistance call.
Deputy Heller was responding to assist another deputy with a mental patient, who was armed with a possible weapon. As Deputy Heller was driving southbound on U.S. Route 113, his 2000 Ford Crown Victoria went out of control and struck a group of trees, ejecting him. Upon impact the cruiser burst into flames. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries a short time later.
Deputy Heller had been in law enforcement for 13 years, and had been with the Worcester County Sheriff's Office for four years.
He is survived by his wife and two daughters, ages 9 and 14.