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Deputy Sheriff Donald Ellis Wass | Washington County Sheriff's Office, Texas Washington County Sheriff's Office, Texas

Deputy Sheriff

Donald Ellis Wass

Washington County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch: Sunday, April 23, 2006

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 35

Tour: 10 years

Badge # 218

Cause: Motorcycle crash

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Deputy Wass was killed in a motorcycle accident while en route to the department headquarters. A speeding vehicle entered his lane and struck his motorcycle head-on.

Six years earlier, in December 2000, Deputy Wass arrested the murderer of Deputy Barrett Hill, of the Harris County Sheriff's Office.

Deputy Wass had served with the agency for 10 years. He was survived by his wife, child, parents, and a brother.

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Rest in Peace Deputy Donald Ellis Wass. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice to the citizens of Washington County, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw at the flesh of the driver responsible for your death.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, Texas
April 24, 2016


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