Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 3 years
Badge # 1582
Cause: Automobile accident
Incident Date: 6/22/2005
Weapon: Not available
Suspect: Not available
Deputy Sheriff Greg Gariepy was killed in an automobile accident on Old Woman Springs Road while responding to assist another deputy at approximately approximately 5:00 am.
He lost control of his vehicle and went off the roadway, overturned, and was ejected from the vehicle. The deputy he was responding to assist arrived at the scene and immediately began CPR as rescue crews responded. He was transported to Hi-Desert Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
Deputy Gariepy was a US Marine Corps veteran and had served with the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department for three years. He is survived by his wife, son, and two daughters.
On February 29, 2008, a stretch of Highway 247 was dedicated as the Greg A. Gariepy Memorial Highway.