Deputy Baldwin H. Casebolt

Deputy Baldwin H. Casebolt

Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

End of Watch Friday, September 10, 1926

Baldwin H. Casebolt

Deputy Casebolt was shot and killed following a vehicle pursuit of two robbery suspects from Wauneta, Kansas. During the pursuit the two suspects stopped for gasoline in Fall City, Kansas. Shortly thereafter Deputy Casebolt arrived at the service station and was shot as he attempted to exit his vehicle. The suspects fled the scene.

Both suspects were shot and killed three weeks later by officers in Pueblo, Colorado.

Deputy Casebolt had been in law enforcement for two years. In addition to serving as a deputy he also served as the City Marshal and City Clerk for Cedar Vale City. He was survived by his wife and five children.

Bio

  • Age 45
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Deputy Sheriff Casebolt,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chautauqua County.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

September 10, 2016

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