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Sheriff Jacob Strider Moler | Jefferson County Sheriff's Department, West Virginia Jefferson County Sheriff's Department, West Virginia

Sheriff

Jacob Strider Moler

Jefferson County Sheriff's Department, West Virginia

End of Watch: Monday, September 20, 1926

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 55

Tour: Not available

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Cause: Heart attack

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Sheriff Jacob Moler suffered a fatal heart attack following a vehicle pursuit of liquor smugglers in Sheperdstown, West Virginia. He and two Sheperdstown police officers had chased the vehicle several miles until it crashed. He collapsed as he approached the vehicle.

Eighteen gallons of liquor were found in the car and the occupants were arrested.

Sheriff Moler had previously served in the state legislature and as the mayor of Sheperdstown.

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Sheriff Moler,
On today, the 91st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Jefferson County.

R.I.P.
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Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
September 20, 2017

 

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