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Deputy Sheriff Oscar Briones | Duval County Sheriff's Office, Texas Duval County Sheriff's Office, Texas

Deputy Sheriff

Oscar Briones

Duval County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch: Monday, February 28, 1949

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 2/25/1949

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Sentenced to 5 years

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Deputy Sheriff Oscar Briones was shot and killed while attempting to breakup a fight and make an arrest inside a bar in Benavides.

The owner of the bar was convicted of his murder on three occasions but received only a five years suspended jail sentence.

Deputy Briones was survived by his wife and daughter.

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Deputy Sheriff Briones,
Sir, it has taken over 66 years but you are finally being honored. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Duval County. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy. It angers me that the POS that murdered you only received a suspended 5 year sentence a cuter three trials.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
October 19, 2015

 

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