Deputy Sheriff Charles Allen VanMeter

Deputy Sheriff Charles Allen VanMeter

Brazoria County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, June 26, 2011

Charles Allen VanMeter

Deputy Charles VanMeter was killed in an automobile accident on State Highway 6, in Manvel, at approximately 10:30 pm.

An eastbound pickup truck caused a collision when it turned left off of Highway 6 to enter a gas station near FM 1128, failing to yield to the oncoming patrol car. Deputy VanMeter, the passenger in the patrol car, sustained fatal injuries and died at the scene. His partner was flown to a hospital in critical condition.

Deputy VanMeter had served with the Brazoria County Sheriff's Office for five years. He is survived by his parents, sister, and grandparents.

Bio

  • Age 27
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 1369

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 18, 2018

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