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Deputy Sheriff Elhanon Jones | Perry County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky Perry County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

Deputy Sheriff

Elhanon Jones

Perry County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch: Saturday, February 10, 1940

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 47

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to 15 years

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Deputy Sheriff Elhanon Jones was shot and killed after arresting a subject at a roadhouse near Duane, Kentucky.

He was leaving the roadhouse with his prisoner when he was shot. The roadhouse operator was also shot and severely wounded.

The 34-year-old suspect was arrested, convicted of murder, and sentenced to 15 years in prison.

Deputy Jones was survived by his wife.

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Thank you for your service sir, RIP

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)
May 16, 2012

 

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