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Conservator of the Peace Charles Everett Shrewsbury | McDowell County Sheriff's Department, West Virginia McDowell County Sheriff's Department, West Virginia

Conservator of the Peace

Charles Everett Shrewsbury

McDowell County Sheriff's Department, West Virginia

End of Watch: Monday, July 6, 1936

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 31

Tour: 3 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 7/5/1936

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Conservator of the Peace Charles Shrewsbury was shot and killed while conducting a traffic stop in Caretta.

When the suspect's car stopped the man jumped out and opened fire with a handgun. Conservator Shrewsbury was transported to a hospital where he succumbed to his wounds the following day.

The suspect was apprehended and sentenced to life.

Conservator Shrewsbury had served as a conservator of the peace for the Carter Coal Company for three years and held a commission for the McDowell County Sheriff's Department. He was survived by his wife and two children.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
July 15, 2015

 

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