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Deputy Sheriff Arthur Frank Utter | Schuyler County Sheriff's Department, Illinois Schuyler County Sheriff's Department, Illinois

Deputy Sheriff

Arthur Frank Utter

Schuyler County Sheriff's Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Friday, April 28, 1922

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle

Offender: Shot and killed

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Deputy Arthur Utter, Sheriff Thomas Lashbrook and Constable Carl Neff were shot and killed while attempting to intervene in a labor dispute. Several of the participants opened fire on the officers, fatally wounding all three.

One suspect was killed and another wounded in return gunfire. Twenty-nine men were arrested and charged with murder.

On July 3, 1922, 17 men were convicted of manslaughter and each was sentenced to an indeterminate term of not less than one year to life in prison.

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Sheriff Thomas Edward Lashbrook
Schuyler County Sheriff's Department, Illinois
End of Watch: Friday, April 28, 1922
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Constable Carl William Neff
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End of Watch: Friday, April 28, 1922
Cause: Gunfire

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Rest in Peace, Deputy Utter. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
January 29, 2013

 

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