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Special Deputy Sheriff William C. Callahan | Cumberland County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina Cumberland County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

Special Deputy Sheriff

William C. Callahan

Cumberland County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch: Saturday, February 24, 1923

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 42

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Paroled in 1826

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Special Deputy Sheriff William Callahan was shot and fatally wounded by a bootlegger he was attempting to arrest near Victory Lake. He was taken to Highsmith Hospital in Fayetteville where he died four hours later. The suspect, apprehended a week later, was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to 20 to 30 years in prison. He was paroled November 23, 1926.

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Thank you for your service....
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