Deputy Sheriff Manuel Villegas

Deputy Sheriff Manuel Villegas

Riverside County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Monday, March 19, 2007

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Manuel Villegas

Deputy Manuel Villegas was killed in an automobile accident while responding to a domestic disturbance at approximately 1:00 am.

Deputy Villegas was driving behind another officer when an oncoming vehicle crossed into their lane. The officer in the lead car was able to swerve out of the way, but Deputy Villegas was unable to and the two vehicles collided.

The other driver and Deputy Villegas were both killed in the accident.

Deputy Villegas had served with the Riverside County Sheriff's Department for 17 months. He is survived by his wife and four children.

Bio

  • Age 33
  • Tour 1 year, 5 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Hey dad,
It’s almost been 12 years since you’ve been gone and honestly it hasn’t been any easier. They say time heals all but I know that isn’t true, because it still hurts every day. I miss you and I love you. I hope you are proud of the person I’m becoming...

Stacie L Villegas
Daughter

March 13, 2019

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