Marshal David Snodgrass

Marshal David Snodgrass

Crestline Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Friday, April 21, 1882

David Snodgrass

Marshal David Snodgrass was shot and killed by a 21 year-old man he attempted to arrest for burglary.

The suspect was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to life in the Ohio Penitentiary July 26, 1882.

Marshal Snodgrass was a U.S. Army veteran of the Civil War. He was survived by his wife and six children.


  • Age 39
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Thinking about you today. Many thanks for you service in the war that saved our nation and our law enforcement. RIP Hero

John Haseltine - Civilian

April 21, 2016

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