Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 3 years
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Deputy John Counts was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man on a warrant near Clintwood.
The suspect fled on foot and shot Deputy Counts as he pursued.
Deputy Counts had served with the agency for at least 3 years. He was survived by his wife, 10 children, parents, and nine siblings.