Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 12 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Automobile crash
Deputy Sheriff Jeff Watson was killed in an automobile crash while responding to an assistance call from another officer at approximately 8:45 pm.
He was traveling on Paul Maillard Road with his emergency lights activated when an oncoming vehicle attempted to make a left turn in front of him onto Post Drive. Deputy Watson, who was not wearing a seatbelt at the time, attempted to avoid a collision but swideswiped the vehicle and then struck another vehicle head-on.
The occupants of the other vehicles all suffered injuries.
Deputy Watson had served with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office for 12 years.