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Deputy Sheriff William Ronald Mast, Jr. | Watauga County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina Watauga County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

Deputy Sheriff

William Ronald Mast, Jr.

Watauga County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch: Thursday, July 26, 2012

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 23

Tour: 3 years

Badge # 123

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun

Offender: Shot and killed

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Deputy Sheriff William Mast was shot and killed as he responded to a 911 call with an open line at a trailer home on Hardin Road in Deep Gap, North Carolina, at approximately 1:00 am.

Upon arriving at the scene he began walking towards the house when he was shot in the face. It is believed the subject who shot him intentionally ambushed him. Another deputy with him returned fire killing the suspect.

Deputy Mast had served with the Watauga County Sheriff's Office for three years. He is survived by his expectant wife, parents, and sibling.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation named the bridge over the New River on US 421, near Boone, in honor of Deputy Mast.

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Had the opportunity to listen to your wife talk about you in a class this week. Never had the chance to meet you but your courage and strength carry on through her. Thank you for your sacrifice. You will never be forgotten. Rest in peace brother, we have the watch from here.

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April 8, 2016


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