Bio & Incident Details
Age: Not available
Tour: Not available
Badge # J-9
Weapon: Officer's handgun
Offender: Sentenced to life
Deputy Sheriff James Bevis was shot and killed by two suspects who had just robbed a convenience store in Malone. One of the suspects gained control of Deputy Bevis' gun and shot him.
Both suspects were convicted of murder and sentenced to 25 years to life.
Deputy Bevis was a veteran of the Vietnam War and was survived by his wife and two children.