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Deputy Sheriff L. C. Hilton | Polk County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina Polk County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

Deputy Sheriff

L. C. Hilton

Polk County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch: Sunday, March 26, 1905

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to 14 years

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Deputy Sheriff L. C. Hilton was shot and killed by a man he had arrested for carrying concealed weapons.

When taken before a magistrate, the suspect bolted from the deputy and escaped. Deputy Hilton pursued and fired at the suspect. The suspect returned fire killing him.

The suspect was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to 14 years in prison in October of 1905.

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In my last reflection for you, I inadvertenly left an inaccurate eow anniversary date. Today is the 102nd anniversary of your death which occurred in my home state. Your selflessness and duty to your community is honored. Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
March 26, 2012


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