Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 10 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Automobile accident
Deputy Thomas Bateman and Deputy George Warta were killed when their patrol car was stuck head on by a tractor trailer. The deputies were returning to their patrol area after conducting a prisoner transport.
Deputy Bateman had been with the agency for 10 years.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Deputy Sheriff George M. Warta, Jr.