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Sheriff Norman Pearson | Lafayette County Sheriff's Office, Florida Lafayette County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Sheriff

Norman Pearson

Lafayette County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch: Saturday, October 24, 1931

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 54

Tour: 1 year, 10 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun

Offender: Not available

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Sheriff Norman Pearson was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man for illegally transporting liquor.

He was shot in the stomach several times and died after being transported to a hospital.

The suspect was arrested and sentenced to prison.

Sheriff Pearson had served with the Lafayette County Sheriff's Office for nearly two years. He was survived by his wife and 10 children.

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Sheriff Pearson,
On today, the 85th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Lafayette County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
October 24, 2016

 

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