Conservator of the Peace Charles Everett Shrewsbury

Conservator of the Peace Charles Everett Shrewsbury

McDowell County Sheriff's Department, West Virginia

End of Watch Monday, July 6, 1936

Charles Everett Shrewsbury

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.

Bio

  • Age 31
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Sunday, July 5, 1936
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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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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